Heavy Equipment Operator in Seattle Salary

A Heavy Equipment Operator in Seattle, Washington earns an average wage of $25.00 per hour. A skill in Blueprints is associated with high pay for this job.

$17.08 - $40.38
$17
$25
$40
MEDIAN: $25.00
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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$17.08 - $40.38  
   
Overtime
$30.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
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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$37,674 - $91,600  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

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Pay by Experience Level for Heavy Equipment Operator

Pay by Experience for a Heavy Equipment Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Heavy Equipment Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Heavy Equipment Operator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Heavy Equipment Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 8 salaries. A Heavy Equipment Operator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Heavy Equipment Operator

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Heavy Equipment Operator Salaries

Late-Career
▲41%

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
$54,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼9%

Skills That Affect Heavy Equipment Operator Salaries

Blueprints
▲39%

Machine Operation
▲3%

National Average
$54,000

Equipment Maintenance
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 33%