Heavy Equipment Operator Salary (Canada)

A Heavy Equipment Operator earns an average wage of C$23.76 per hour. A skill in Machine Operation is associated with high pay for this job. 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.
Heavy Equipment Operator Salary (?
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C$30,568 - C$122,554
(Median)
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MEDIAN: C$53,009
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Heavy Equipment Operator Salary (?
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C$16.22 - C$33.97
(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$30,568 - C$122,554  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$4,899  
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$34,696 - C$89,442  
PayScale
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 108
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$18C$36C$54
Hourly Rate
C$16.22 - C$33.97  
   
Overtime
C$19.22 - C$51.17  
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$4,899  
   
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$34,696 - C$89,442  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 806
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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 24%
Calgary
up arrow 9%
Victoria
up arrow 7%
Red Deer
up arrow 3%
Regina
up arrow 2%
Saskatoon
0%
National Average
C$53,000
Toronto
up arrow 2%
Hamilton
up arrow 4%
Winnipeg
up arrow 9%
Windsor
up arrow 21%
Halifax
up arrow 23%
Ottawa
up arrow 24%
Kingston
up arrow 29%
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Experience Affects Heavy Equipment Operator Salaries

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

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Gender

Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
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: 62% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 35%
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