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Equipment Operator, Public Works Salary (United States)

An Equipment Operator, Public Works earns an average wage of $15.88 per hour.
Equipment Operator, Public Works Salary (?
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$24,783 - $51,204
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MEDIAN: $35,023
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Equipment Operator, Public Works Salary (?
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$11.17 - $23.77
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$24,783 - $51,204  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $745  
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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$24,189 - $53,527  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 39
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.17 - $23.77  
   
Overtime
$15.55 - $36.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $745  
   
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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$24,189 - $53,527  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 160
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Job Description for Equipment Operator, Public Works

  • Inspect site, add warning signs, and ensure safety of workers and the public while using machinery.
  • Clean, maintain and repair fences, bridges, manholes, drainage and sewer lines.
  • Operate equipment safely to complete tasks like pouring concrete, installing drainage or patching roads.

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Pay by Experience Level for Equipment Operator, Public Works

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Experience Affects Equipment Operator, Public Works Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%
Experienced
up arrow 12%
National Average
$35,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 6%