Cage Operator Career

*A job as a Cage Operator falls under the broader career category of Hoist and Winch Operators. The information on this page will generally apply to all careers in this category. We are still seeking more specific information about this career from experts in this field. If you can provide us with more information, .

Job Description for Hoist and Winch Operators : Operate or tend hoists or winches to lift and pull loads using power-operated cable equipment.


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Hoist and Winch Operator Career

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$48,370

Median Hourly Wage

$23.25*

Total Employed Nationally

2,980


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2013 wage data and 2012-2022 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2012-2022). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.