The average wage for a Heavy Equipment Operator is NZ$24.07 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

NZ$18.77 - NZ$30.48
NZ$19
NZ$24
NZ$30
MEDIAN: NZ$24.07
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50%
90%

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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$14NZ$28NZ$42
Hourly Rate
NZ$18.77 - NZ$30.48  
   
Overtime
NZ$29.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$28KNZ$56KNZ$84K
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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NZ$40,576 - NZ$68,204  
   
Country: United States | Currency: NZD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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Key Stats for Heavy Equipment Operator

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
11%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Heavy Equipment Operator Salaries

Experienced
▲4%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
NZ$52,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 29%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 71%
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