A Late-Career Heavy Equipment Operator earns an average wage of $21.83 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and EQUIPMENT OPERATOR.

$31,192 - $81,166
$31K
$54K
$81K
MEDIAN: $54,229
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$16.04 - $33.40
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$22
$33
MEDIAN: $21.83
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$31,192 - $81,166  
   
Bonus
$489.36 - $5,826  
Profit Sharing
$5,896  
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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$35,287 - $81,427  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 115
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$16.04 - $33.40  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.08  
Overtime
$23.25 - $48.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$489.36 - $5,826  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,896  
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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$35,287 - $81,427  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,086

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Key Stats for Heavy Equipment Operator

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 139 votes.
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20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Heavy Equipment Operator Salaries

Global Positioning Systems (GPS)
up arrow 20%

EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
up arrow 16%

foreman
up arrow 8%

Blueprints
up arrow 6%

heavy equipment operator
up arrow 2%

Machine Operation
0%

Equipment Maintenance
0%

National Average
$52,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 139 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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