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Heavy Equipment Operator Salary with Blueprints skills

The average Heavy Equipment Operator with Blueprints skills can expect to rake in roughly $19.67 per hour. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Although a majority have medical coverage and over a third have dental coverage, two in five claim no health benefits at all. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,996 - $81,990
(Median)
$32K
$50K
$82K
MEDIAN: $50,309
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50%
90%

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$14.16 - $29.04
(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
$31,996 - $81,990  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,543  
Profit Sharing
$1,150 - $5,000  
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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$31,577 - $71,771  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 35
National Hourly Rate 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$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.16 - $29.04  
   
Overtime
$20.48 - $41.99  
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  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,150 - $5,000  
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).
)
$31,577 - $71,771  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 403
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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 does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $41K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $42K. Heavy Equipment Operators with Blueprints skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $49K. As Heavy Equipment Operators with Blueprints skills reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $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
$48,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 85 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

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