Heavy Equipment Operator Salary

The average wage for a Heavy Equipment Operator is C$24.74 per hour. A skill in heavy equipment operator is associated with high pay for this job.

C$35,926 - C$118,007
(Median)
C$36K
C$58K
C$120K
MEDIAN: C$58,378
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C$17.10 - C$35.23
(Median)
C$17
C$25
C$35
MEDIAN: C$24.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Salary
C$35,926 - C$118,007  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$4,779  
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$36,546 - C$96,810  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 151
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$18C$36C$54
Hourly Rate
C$17.10 - C$35.23  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.32  
Overtime
C$20.60 - C$53.66  
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.
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$4,779  
   
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$36,546 - C$96,810  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 942
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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

National Average: C$55,587

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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.

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Experience Affects Heavy Equipment Operator Salaries




National Average
C$56,000


Skills That Affect Heavy Equipment Operator Salaries

heavy equipment operator
up arrow 13%

Machine Operation
up arrow 4%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 4%

National Average
C$56,000

Equipment Maintenance
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 110 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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