Heavy Equipment Operator with Blueprints Skills Salary

Median pay for Heavy Equipment Operators with Blueprints skills lies in the neighborhood of $19.61 per hour. Location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Two in five of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, the greater part report medical coverage and more than a third claim dental coverage as well. Job satisfaction for Heavy Equipment Operators with Blueprints skills is high. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$29,217 - $76,025
(Median)
$29K
$50K
$76K
MEDIAN: $50,054
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90%

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$14.08 - $29.42
(Median)
$14
$20
$29
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$29,217 - $76,025  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,052  
Profit Sharing
$2,300  
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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$31,515 - $73,970  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 50
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.08 - $29.42  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.67  
Overtime
$20.50 - $43.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,052  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,300  
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).
)
$31,515 - $73,970  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 645
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Pay by Experience Level for Heavy Equipment Operator

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


For Heavy Equipment Operators with Blueprints skills, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $38K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $43K. For Heavy Equipment Operators with Blueprints skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $50K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $53K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Heavy Equipment Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$48,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 37%
medical benefits
Vision: 28%
dental benefits
None: 40%
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