Mid-Career Heavy Equipment Operator Salary (United States)

A Mid-Career Heavy Equipment Operator earns an average wage of $17.12 per hour.
Mid-Career Heavy Equipment Operator Total Pay (?
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$25,977 - $74,226
(Median)
26K
41K
55K
74K
MEDIAN: $40,522
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Mid-Career Heavy Equipment Operator Total Pay (?
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$12.20 - $25.46
(Median)
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25
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$25,977 - $74,226  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,484  
Profit Sharing
$992 - $2,457  
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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$27,509 - $64,551  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,155
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.20 - $25.46  
   
Overtime
$17.38 - $36.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,484  
   
Profit Sharing
$992 - $2,457  
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).
)
$27,509 - $64,551  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,155
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Pay Difference By Location
Los Angeles
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National Average
$41,000
Dallas
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Phoenix
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Oklahoma City
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Tampa
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Tucson
up arrow 23%
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Heavy Equipment Operator Salaries

Equipment Maintenance
up arrow 3%
Blueprints
up arrow 2%
Machine Operation
up arrow 1%
National Average
$41,000
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 147 votes.
Gender
Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
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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