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Paving Equipment Operators

Operate equipment that is used to apply concrete or similar materials to roads.

Quick Facts


Above the statewide median
$36.37 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  5.6%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Break up rock, asphalt, or concrete.
  • Operate equipment or vehicles to clear construction sites or move materials.
  • Operate heavy-duty construction or installation equipment.
  • Operate road-surfacing equipment.
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Job Title Examples:

Asphalt Roller Operator
Concrete Finisher
Heavy Equipment Operator

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