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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 and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. While some workers in this profession — close to two-fifths — do not have any health coverage, the larger part do receive medical benefits and more than a third have dental insurance. Most Heavy Equipment Operators with Blueprints skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$31,000 - $82,424
(Median)
$31K
$51K
$82K
MEDIAN: $50,573
10%
50%
90%

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$14.17 - $28.97
(Median)
$14
$20
$29
MEDIAN: $19.00
10%
50%
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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$31,612 - $71,815  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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
$14.17 - $28.97  
   
Overtime
$20.55 - $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).
)
$31,612 - $71,815  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 391

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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. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $41K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $43K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $49K in this role. Heavy Equipment Operators with Blueprints skills who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $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 83 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 58% dental benefits Dental: 36%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 41%
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