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Experienced Heavy Equipment Operator Salary

The average rate for an Experienced Heavy Equipment Operator is $19.28 per hour. A skill in Blueprints is associated with high pay for this job.

$29,152 - $73,057
(Median)
$29K
$45K
$73K
MEDIAN: $45,339
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50%
90%

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$13.86 - $27.91
(Median)
$14
$19
$28
MEDIAN: $19.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$29,152 - $73,057  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,041  
Profit Sharing
$1,100 - $2,500  
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).
)
$30,520 - $71,082  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 168
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.86 - $27.91  
   
Overtime
$19.66 - $39.98  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,041  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,100 - $2,500  
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).
)
$30,520 - $71,082  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,254

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Skills That Affect Experienced Heavy Equipment Operator Salaries

Blueprints
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Machine Operation
up arrow 4%

Equipment Maintenance
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National Average
$45,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 194 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 32%