A Mid-Career Heavy Equipment Operator earns an average wage of $18.23 per hour. A skill in Operations Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$26,574 - $71,660
(Median)
$27K
$41K
$72K
MEDIAN: $41,427
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90%

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$13.45 - $27.19
(Median)
$13
$18
$27
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$26,574 - $71,660  
   
Bonus
$197.27 - $5,013  
Profit Sharing
$1,600  
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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$29,424 - $69,041  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 127
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.45 - $27.19  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.43  
Overtime
$19.46 - $38.28  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$197.27 - $5,013  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,600  
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).
)
$29,424 - $69,041  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,321
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Skills That Affect Heavy Equipment Operator Salaries

Operations Management
up arrow 25%

Blueprints
up arrow 6%

heavy equipment operator
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Machine Operation
0%

National Average
$43,000

Equipment Maintenance
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 184 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
medical benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 34%
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