Heavy Equipment Operator Salary (Canada)

A Heavy Equipment Operator earns an average wage of C$23.65 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$31,048 - C$120,805
(Median)
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51K
74K
120K
MEDIAN: C$51,355
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Heavy Equipment Operator Total Pay (?
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C$16.14 - C$33.05
(Median)
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MEDIAN: C$23.00
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National Salary Data

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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Salary
C$31,048 - C$120,805  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$4,918  
Profit Sharing
C$0.51 - C$19,727  
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$34,654 - C$88,143  
PayScale
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 868
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$17C$34C$51
Hourly Rate
C$16.14 - C$33.05  
   
Overtime
C$19.43 - C$50.27  
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$4,918  
   
Profit Sharing
C$0.51 - C$19,727  
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$34,654 - C$88,143  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 868
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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 30%
Vancouver
up arrow 17%
Regina
up arrow 14%
Calgary
up arrow 9%
Victoria
up arrow 7%
Red Deer
up arrow 5%
Saskatoon
0%
National Average
C$53,000
up arrow 2%
Hamilton
up arrow 4%
Winnipeg
up arrow 7%
Windsor
up arrow 18%
Ottawa
up arrow 21%
Thunder Bay
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Experience Affects Heavy Equipment Operator Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
C$53,000

Skills That Affect Heavy Equipment Operator Salaries

Equipment Maintenance
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excavator
0%
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
31%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
21%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 35%
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