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Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

Operate equipment used for applying concrete, asphalt, or other materials to road beds, parking lots, or airport runways and taxiways, or equipment used for tamping gravel, dirt, or other materials.

Salary Breakdown

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

Average

$44,000

ANNUAL

Entry Level

$26,000

ANNUAL

Mid Level

$49,500

ANNUAL

Expert Level

$73,000

ANNUAL


Projected Jobs

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

780

Projected job openings through 2024


Top Expected Tasks

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

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

KNOWLEDGE

Public Safety and Security

KNOWLEDGE

Transportation

KNOWLEDGE

Mechanical

KNOWLEDGE

Building and Construction

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

SKILL

Operation Monitoring

SKILL

Operation and Control

SKILL

Monitoring

SKILL

Critical Thinking

SKILL

Coordination

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

ABILITY

Control Precision

ABILITY

Multilimb Coordination

ABILITY

Rate Control

ABILITY

Reaction Time


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