Backhoe Operator Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Backhoe Operator is $16.77 per hour.
Backhoe Operator Total Pay (?
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$11.78 - $25.89
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.78 - $25.89  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $30.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $974  
   
Total Pay (?
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$24,860 - $56,700  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 60
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Job Description for Backhoe Operator

  • Follow safety regulations and remove and minimize potential hazards.
  • Perform routine maintenance and ensure any needed repairs are made.
  • Operate heavy construction machines such as bulldozers, compressors, tractors, and graders.

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Pay by Experience Level for Backhoe Operator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Backhoe Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%
National Average
$39,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%
Experienced
up arrow 11%
Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
female alumni
 
Male
100%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 46% dental benefits Dental: 22%
vision benefits Vision: 11% employee benefits None: 51%
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