The average wage for a Heavy Equipment Operator is NZ$23.91 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

NZ$49,000 - NZ$70,000
NZ$54K
MEDIAN: NZ$54,099
50%
NZ$18.85 - NZ$29.27
NZ$19
NZ$23
NZ$29
MEDIAN: NZ$23.23
10%
50%
90%
NZ$0NZ$70K
Salary NZ$54,099
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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NZ$40,181 - NZ$64,429
  • Country: New Zealand
  • Currency: NZD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5
Hourly Data NZ$0NZ$49
Hourly Rate NZ$18.85 - NZ$29.27
Overtime NZ$4.03 - NZ$49.66
Annual Data NZ$0NZ$64K
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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NZ$40,181 - NZ$64,429
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: NZD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 59

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Pay by Experience Level for Heavy Equipment Operator

Pay by Experience for a Heavy Equipment Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Heavy Equipment Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of NZ$47,000 based on 18 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Heavy 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 NZ$52,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Heavy Equipment Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of NZ$53,000 based on 15 salaries. A Heavy 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 NZ$53,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Heavy Equipment Operator

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Heavy Equipment Operator Salaries

Experienced
▲5%

Late-Career
▲5%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
NZ$50,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 19%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 81%
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