Entry-Level Equipment Operator Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Equipment Operator is $14.90 per hour. A skill in Heavy Equipment Repair is associated with high pay for this job.

$24,551 - $79,189
$25K
$37K
$79K
MEDIAN: $36,958
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50%
90%

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$11.15 - $21.97
$11
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $15.06
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$24,551 - $79,189  
   
Bonus
$443.85 - $14,191  
Profit Sharing
$152.05 - $5,918  
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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$24,475 - $61,584  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 107
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.15 - $21.97  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.75  
Overtime
$16.69 - $33.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$443.85 - $14,191  
   
Profit Sharing
$152.05 - $5,918  
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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$24,475 - $61,584  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 839

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National Average: $35,991

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Key Stats for Equipment Operator

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 124 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
19%
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Skills That Affect Equipment Operator Salaries

Heavy Equipment Repair
▲10%

National Average
$36,000

Equipment Maintenance
▼1%


EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 124 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 28%
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