Average Equipment Operator Hourly Pay

$18.31
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$13.38
MEDIAN
$18.31
90%
$28.69

The average hourly pay for an Equipment Operator is $18.31

Hourly Rate
$13 - $29
Bonus
$199 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$474 - $16k
Commission
$0 - $14k
Total Pay
$28k - $64k
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What Do Equipment Operators Do?

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.
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Job Satisfaction for Equipment Operator

3.7 out of 5
(555)
Highly Satisfied
52Reviews
Based on 555 responses, the job of Equipment Operator has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.66 out of 5. On average, Equipment Operators are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
94.4%
Female
5.4%
Prefer to self-define
0.2%
This data is based on 1,123 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

67%

Dental

55%

Vision

48%

None

32%