The average rate for an Agricultural Equipment Operator is $13.15 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$30,000 - $50,050
(Median)
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$45K
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MEDIAN: $45,000
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$9.09 - $19.85
(Median)
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$13
$20
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$45,000  
   
Bonus
$1,750  
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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$19,517 - $51,424  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.09 - $19.85  
   
Overtime
$18.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$1,750  
   
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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$19,517 - $51,424  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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Job Description for Agricultural Equipment Operator

  • Operate and transport agricultural equipment.
  • Meet scheduled goals and report on obstacles and safety hazards.
  • Maintain agricultural equipment and document condition.

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Experience Affects Agricultural Equipment Operator Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 14%
medical benefits
Vision: 14%
dental benefits
None: 62%
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