Mid-Career Heavy Equipment Operator Salary (United States)

A Mid-Career Heavy Equipment Operator earns an average wage of $17.20 per hour.
Mid-Career Heavy Equipment Operator Total Pay (?
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$26,272 - $72,840
(Median)
26K
40K
54K
73K
MEDIAN: $40,320
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Mid-Career Heavy Equipment Operator Total Pay (?
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$12.28 - $25.60
(Median)
12
15
17
20
26
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$26,272 - $72,840  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,480  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $2,500  
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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$27,790 - $65,310  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,127
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.28 - $25.60  
   
Overtime
$17.48 - $36.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,480  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $2,500  
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).
)
$27,790 - $65,310  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,127
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Pay Difference By Location

Los Angeles
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National Average
$41,000
Phoenix
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Oklahoma City
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Tampa
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Heavy Equipment Operator Salaries

Equipment Maintenance
up arrow 3%
Machine Operation
up arrow 1%
Blueprints
up arrow 1%
National Average
$41,000

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Gender

Female
3%
female alumni
 
Male
97%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 33%
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