Experienced Heavy Equipment Operator Salary

The average rate for an Experienced Heavy Equipment Operator is $19.70 per hour. A skill in heavy equipment operator is associated with high pay for this job.

$29,443 - $78,838
(Median)
$29K
$46K
$79K
MEDIAN: $46,414
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$14.29 - $29.54
(Median)
$14
$20
$30
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$29,443 - $78,838  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,452  
Profit Sharing
$2,023  
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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$30,975 - $73,503  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 193
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.29 - $29.54  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.54  
Overtime
$20.76 - $42.27  
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$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,452  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,023  
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).
)
$30,975 - $73,503  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,677
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National Average: $46,100

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Skills That Affect Heavy Equipment Operator Salaries

heavy equipment operator
up arrow 11%

Blueprints
up arrow 9%

Machine Operation
up arrow 2%

Equipment Maintenance
up arrow 2%

National Average
$46,000

Heavy Equipment Repair
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 230 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
medical benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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