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Heavy Equipment Operator Salary with Blueprints skills

Heavy Equipment Operators with Blueprints skills pull down an average of $19.64 per hour. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Health benefits are not claimed by all — close to two-fifths lack any form of coverage — but a majority have medical insurance, and over a third have dental, too. The majority of Heavy Equipment Operators with Blueprints skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$31,000 - $82,424
(Median)
$31K
$51K
$82K
MEDIAN: $50,573
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50%
90%

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$14.23 - $28.67
(Median)
$14
$20
$29
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$31,000 - $82,424  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,543  
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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$31,584 - $71,479  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 34
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.23 - $28.67  
   
Overtime
$20.57 - $41.84  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,543  
   
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).
)
$31,584 - $71,479  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 368

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Pay by Experience Level for Heavy Equipment Operator with Blueprints skills

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Heavy Equipment Operators with Blueprints skills — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $40K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $42K. Heavy Equipment Operators with Blueprints skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $49K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $52K.

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Experience Affects Heavy Equipment Operator with Blueprints skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$49,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 83 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 58% dental benefits Dental: 37%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 41%