Mid-Career Heavy Equipment Operator Salary

A Mid-Career Heavy Equipment Operator earns an average wage of $18.38 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Operations Management and Heavy Equipment Repair.

$26,574 - $70,359
$27K
$41K
$70K
MEDIAN: $41,417
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$13.51 - $28.15
$14
$18
$28
MEDIAN: $18.38
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$26,574 - $70,359  
   
Bonus
$197.27 - $5,175  
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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$29,672 - $70,294  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 127
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.51 - $28.15  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.43  
Overtime
$19.73 - $38.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$197.27 - $5,175  
   
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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$29,672 - $70,294  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,358

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Key Stats for Heavy Equipment Operator

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 190 votes.
5-9 years
67%
10-19 years
33%
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Skills That Affect Heavy Equipment Operator Salaries

Operations Management
▲23%

Heavy Equipment Repair
▲15%

Blueprints
▲8%

Machine Operation
▼0%

National Average
$43,000

Equipment Maintenance
▼1%

heavy equipment operator
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 190 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 34%