Heavy Equipment Operator Salary (Canada)

A Heavy Equipment Operator earns an average wage of C$23.88 per hour. A skill in Machine Operation is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.
Heavy Equipment Operator Total Pay (?
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C$30,519 - C$122,084
(Median)
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52K
77K
120K
MEDIAN: C$51,556
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Heavy Equipment Operator Total Pay (?
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C$16.21 - C$33.69
(Median)
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28
34
MEDIAN: C$23.00
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National Salary Data

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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Salary
C$30,519 - C$122,084  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$4,923  
Profit Sharing
C$0.50 - C$19,866  
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).
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C$34,702 - C$89,621  
PayScale
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 895
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$17C$34C$51
Hourly Rate
C$16.21 - C$33.69  
   
Overtime
C$19.52 - C$50.48  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$4,923  
   
Profit Sharing
C$0.50 - C$19,866  
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$34,702 - C$89,621  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 895
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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

up arrow 29%
Vancouver
up arrow 20%
Calgary
up arrow 10%
Victoria
up arrow 7%
Red Deer
up arrow 3%
Saskatoon
0%
National Average
C$53,000
Toronto
up arrow 2%
Hamilton
up arrow 5%
Winnipeg
up arrow 11%
Windsor
up arrow 21%
Ottawa
up arrow 23%
Halifax
up arrow 24%
Kingston
up arrow 30%
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Experience Affects Heavy Equipment Operator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 11%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
Late-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
C$53,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
6%
female alumni
 
Male
94%
male alumni

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 34%
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