Experienced Heavy Equipment Operator Salary (United States)

The average rate for an Experienced Heavy Equipment Operator is $19.03 per hour. A skill in Blueprints is associated with high pay for this job.
Experienced Heavy Equipment Operator Salary (?
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$29,420 - $77,931
(Median)
29K
37K
45K
59K
78K
MEDIAN: $44,712
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Experienced Heavy Equipment Operator Salary (?
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$13.51 - $27.65
(Median)
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28
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$29,420 - $77,931  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,057  
Profit Sharing
$1,014 - $7,397  
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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$30,138 - $71,602  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 151
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.51 - $27.65  
   
Overtime
$19.02 - $39.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,057  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,014 - $7,397  
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).
)
$30,138 - $71,602  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,147
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Pay Difference By Location

Minneapolis
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Columbus
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Denver
up arrow 21%
Phoenix
up arrow 1%
National Average
$44,000
Houston
up arrow 1%
Charlotte
up arrow 4%
Nashville
up arrow 5%
Richmond
up arrow 5%
Austin
up arrow 8%
Memphis
up arrow 16%
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Skills That Affect Experienced Heavy Equipment Operator Salaries

Blueprints
up arrow 12%
Machine Operation
up arrow 5%
Equipment Maintenance
up arrow 3%
National Average
$44,000

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Gender

Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 34%
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