Operating Engineer or Other Construction Equipment Operator Salary (United States)

An Operating Engineer or Other Construction Equipment Operator earns an average wage of $24.93 per hour.
Operating Engineer or Other Construction Equipment Operator Salary (?
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$30,504 - $83,121
(Median)
31K
43K
65K
83K
MEDIAN: $42,839
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Operating Engineer or Other Construction Equipment Operator Salary (?
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$15.07 - $37.57
(Median)
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32
38
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$30,504 - $83,121  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,350  
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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$32,327 - $101,793  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 17
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.07 - $37.57  
   
Overtime
$18.92 - $61.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,350  
   
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).
)
$32,327 - $101,793  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 90
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Experience Affects Operating Engineer or Other Construction Equipment Operator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 18%
National Average
$56,000
Late-Career
up arrow 6%
Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

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Gender

Female
6%
female alumni
 
Male
94%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 23%
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