Grader Operator Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Grader Operator is $17.00 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.
Grader Operator Total Pay (?
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$11.19 - $24.24
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.19 - $24.24  
   
Overtime
$17.30 - $38.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,021  
   
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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$24,436 - $74,759  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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Job Description for Grader Operator

  • Clean, repair, maintain, and ensure security of grader machine and other equipment.
  • Adhere to all safety procedures, including daily inspection of equipment.
  • Operate a grader machine and other heavy machinery to prepare roadway surfaces for paving.

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Pay by Experience Level for Grader Operator

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

Experience Affects Grader Operator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 28%
Late-Career
0%
National Average
$39,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 13%
Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
female alumni
 
Male
100%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 25%
vision benefits Vision: 19% employee benefits None: 22%
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