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Hoist and Winch Operators

Operate or tend hoists or winches to lift and pull loads using power-operated cable equipment.

Salary Breakdown

Hoist and Winch Operators

Average

$34,000

ANNUAL

Entry Level

$20,000

ANNUAL

Mid Level

$39,500

ANNUAL

Expert Level

$59,000

ANNUAL


Projected Jobs

Hoist and Winch Operators

100

Projected job openings through 2024


Top Expected Tasks

Hoist and Winch Operators


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Hoist and Winch Operators

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Mechanical

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Public Safety and Security

KNOWLEDGE

Transportation

SKILL

Critical Thinking

SKILL

Operation Monitoring

SKILL

Monitoring

SKILL

Time Management

SKILL

Operation and Control

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

ABILITY

Arm-Hand Steadiness

ABILITY

Control Precision

ABILITY

Reaction Time

ABILITY

Depth Perception


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