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Front End Loader Operator Salary

The average wage for a Front End Loader Operator is $14.57 per hour.
$24,417 - $76,302
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MEDIAN: $40,711
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$10.38 - $20.74
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$24,417 - $76,302  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,543  
Total Pay (?
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$23,022 - $51,635  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Hourly Rate
$10.38 - $20.74  
   
Overtime
$14.77 - $29.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,543  
   
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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$23,022 - $51,635  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 264
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Job Description for Front End Loader Operator

A front end loader operator is a heavy equipment operator who is usually found on demolition or roadway construction team. Quarries and general contractors also use dedicated personnel to work as operators for this machinery. Individuals in this field of work typically work outdoors and under the direction of a construction foreman or team leader.

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Front End Loader Operator Tasks

  • Follow safety procedures, including weight limits, and communicate with other staff.
  • Maintain and service vehicles regularly.
  • Operate industrial vehicles to transport materials for production.

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Pay by Experience Level for Front End Loader Operator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Front End Loader Operator Reviews

What is it like working as a Front End Loader Operator?

Front End Loader Operator in Waxahachie:
"Work Conditions."
Pros: I enjoy the challenge of my position. Executing tasks and projects in a timely and professional manner gives me a great sense of achievement.
Cons: Too much chaos. Very unorganized management due to communication. Equipment is outdated and faulty. Very unsafe job practices.

Experience Affects Front End Loader Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 68 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 33%