Heavy Equipment Operator Salary

The average wage for a Heavy Equipment Operator is C$24.97 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

C$36,345 - C$114,796
(Median)
C$36K
C$59K
C$110K
MEDIAN: C$58,542
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

C$17.35 - C$35.58
(Median)
C$17
C$25
C$36
MEDIAN: C$24.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Salary
C$36,345 - C$114,796  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$5,086  
Profit Sharing
C$0.52 - C$19,392  
Commission
C$31,800  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
C$37,030 - C$96,196  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 168
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
C$0C$19C$38C$57
Hourly Rate
C$17.35 - C$35.58  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.99  
Overtime
C$22.48 - C$54.12  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$5,086  
   
Commission
C$31,800  
Profit Sharing
C$0.52 - C$19,392  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
C$37,030 - C$96,196  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 997
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Common Career Paths for Heavy Equipment Operator


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px

Heavy Equipment Operator Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for Heavy Equipment Operator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$55,999

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Heavy Equipment Operator Reviews

What is it like working as a Heavy Equipment Operator?

Heavy Equipment Operator in New Brunswick:
"The ups and downs of machine operations."
Pros: The thing I like most about my job is that it motivates me to do anything to perfection, considering that's how a good operator does it.
Cons: When alot of men are around your machine while in operation.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Heavy Equipment Operator Salaries




National Average
C$56,000


Skills That Affect Heavy Equipment Operator Salaries

Machine Operation
0%

National Average
C$56,000

heavy equipment operator
up arrow 3%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 3%

Equipment Maintenance
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 121 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 27%
ADVERTISEMENT