The average wage for an Experienced Equipment Operator is $18.41 per hour. A skill in Heavy Equipment Repair is associated with high pay for this job.

$25,519 - $77,259
(Median)
$26K
$49K
$77K
MEDIAN: $49,113
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$13.41 - $27.77
(Median)
$13
$18
$28
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$25,519 - $77,259  
   
Bonus
$102.13 - $10,766  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$29,308 - $70,923  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 68
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.41 - $27.77  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.06  
Overtime
$20.10 - $38.51  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$102.13 - $10,766  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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).
)
$29,308 - $70,923  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 484
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Skills That Affect Equipment Operator Salaries

Heavy Equipment Repair
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Equipment Maintenance
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Machine Operation
0%

National Average
$43,000

heavy equipment operator
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 71 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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