Experienced Heavy Equipment Operator Salary (United States)

The average rate for an Experienced Heavy Equipment Operator is $18.89 per hour. A skill in Blueprints is associated with high pay for this job.
Experienced Heavy Equipment Operator Total Pay (?
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$29,599 - $79,803
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $46,475
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Experienced Heavy Equipment Operator Total Pay (?
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$13.47 - $27.69
(Median)
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28
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$29,599 - $79,803  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,063  
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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$30,179 - $72,506  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,312
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.47 - $27.69  
   
Overtime
$18.95 - $40.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,063  
   
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).
)
$30,179 - $72,506  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,312
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Pay Difference By Location

Boston
up arrow 64%
Williston
up arrow 59%
Minneapolis
up arrow 33%
Denver
up arrow 25%
Phoenix
up arrow 3%
Atlanta
up arrow 2%
National Average
$44,000
Houston
up arrow 3%
Nashville
up arrow 4%
Charlotte
up arrow 5%
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: 42%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 34%
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