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.

$24,517 - $81,632
$25K
$39K
$82K
MEDIAN: $38,549
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90%

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$11.05 - $21.88
$11
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $14.90
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$24,517 - $81,632  
   
Bonus
$440.42 - $14,298  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$24,395 - $61,614  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 97
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.05 - $21.88  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.75  
Overtime
$16.58 - $33.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$440.42 - $14,298  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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).
)
$24,395 - $61,614  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 799
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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 110 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
▲11%

National Average
$36,000

Equipment Maintenance
▼1%


EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 110 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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