C$55,917
Avg. Salary
C$24.57
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

C$3,080

Bonus

C$3,450

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Equipment Operator is C$24.57 per hour.

The average pay for an Equipment Operator is C$55,917 per year.

C$16.97
10%
C$24.57
50%
C$34.82
90%
MEDIAN C$24.57
C$34k
10%
C$56k
50%
C$95k
90%
MEDIAN C$55,917
C$33,820 - C$94,978
C$34K
C$56K
C$95K
MEDIAN: C$55,917
10%
50%
90%
C$16.97 - C$34.82
C$17
C$25
C$35
MEDIAN: C$24.57
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$94K
Salary C$33,820 - C$94,978
Bonus C$253 - C$29,590
Profit Sharing C$3,450
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).
)
C$36,259 - C$86,888
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 60
Hourly Data C$0C$54
Hourly Rate C$16.97 - C$34.82
Overtime C$23.65 - C$54.11
Annual Data C$0C$86K
Bonus C$253 - C$29,590
Profit Sharing C$3,450
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).
)
C$36,259 - C$86,888
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 383

Job Description for Equipment Operator

An equipment operator performs the hands-on aspect of using equipment, applying mechanical skill sets to operate a variety of devices such as a scraper, bulldozer, tractor, motor grader, front-end loader, crane, pile driver, and back hoe. Equipment operators are commonly seen using their equipment for road construction and maintenance. Other common projects that equipment operators work on are building construction, bridge construction, industrial farm work, and other large structures. On top of operating various machines, equipment operators must also perform regular maintenance on the machines they operate and be capable of troubleshooting problems

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Equipment Operator Tasks
  • Operate heavy construction machines such as bulldozers, compressors, tractors, and graders.
  • Perform routine maintenance and ensure any needed repairs are made.
  • Follow safety regulations and remove and minimize potential hazards.

Equipment Operator Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Equipment Operator

Pay by Experience for an Equipment Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Equipment Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$50,000 based on 87 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Equipment Operator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$61,000 based on 82 salaries. An experienced Equipment Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$62,000 based on 76 salaries. An Equipment Operator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$63,000 based on 42 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

15%

National Average: C$53,301

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Equipment Operator Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Equipment Operator?

Equipment Operator in London:
"Accuracy then Speed."
Do things right the first time.

Equipment Operator in Merritt:
Pros: Knowing that I'm helping make the roads safer.
Cons: Seeing the accidents.... The fact that people die.

Equipment Operator in Surrey:
"I run the compactor to make bales of recycled materials "
Pros: It's pretty easy and close to home.
Cons: The hours, I work from 9PM until 530AM.

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Key Stats for Equipment Operator

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 73 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Equipment Operator Salaries

Late-Career
▲18%

Experienced
▲17%

▲15%

National Average
C$53,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Equipment Operator Salaries

EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
▲15%

National Average
C$53,000

Equipment Maintenance
▼2%

Machine Operation
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 73 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 25%