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.

$24,857 - $82,071
$25K
$38K
$82K
MEDIAN: $38,265
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50%
90%

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$11.30 - $21.97
$11
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $15.19
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$0$82K
Salary $24,857 - $82,071
Bonus $275.00 - $12,000
Profit Sharing $151.01 - $5,960
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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$24,799 - $61,552
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 100
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $11.30 - $21.97
Hourly Tips $0.75
Overtime $16.93 - $33.24
Annual Data $0$61K
Bonus $275.00 - $12,000
Profit Sharing $151.01 - $5,960
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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$24,799 - $61,552
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 809

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Popular Employer Salaries for Equipment Operator

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $36,292

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Equipment Operator Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Equipment Operator in San Antonio:
"Be good at your job."
Your equipment pays your bills. Take care of it.

Equipment Operator in Boulder:
"Operator or laborer."
Be prepared for anything.

Equipment Operator in Bryan:
"It can be rewarding if you put forth the efford."
Concentrate on your job and don't let anyone interfere with your work and you'll come out on top.

Equipment Operator in Ashland:
"How much stress goes along with operating Eq."
Learn all u can about the Eq you are operating, find a good company and stay with them. They'll always be bad days , no matter who u work for, the main thing is Safety! Always Always know what is around you before u move a piece if Eq in any direction.

Equipment Operator in Springfield:
"Log skidding."
Don't do something you aren't sure of.

Equipment Operator in Verona:
"Obtaining a CDL helps a lot."
Get your certification.

Key Stats for Equipment Operator

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 136 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
20%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Equipment Operator Salaries

Heavy Equipment Repair
▲9%

National Average
$36,000

Equipment Maintenance
▼2%


EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 136 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 30%
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