Average Excavator Operator with Safety Compliance Skills Hourly Pay

$19.54
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$1,952
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The average hourly pay for an Excavator Operator with Safety Compliance skills is $19.54.
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$14.68
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$19.54
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$28.02
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Job Description for Excavator Operator

Excavator Operator Tasks
  • Operate excavator safely to accomplish specified goals.
  • Maintain awareness of site and workers and communicate actions.
  • Maintain, confirm condition of excavator and operate within regulations and safety limits.

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Popular Skills for Excavator Operator

Skills in Heavy Equipment Operation, Equipment Maintenance, OSHA Compliance and Heavy Equipment Repair are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Machine Operation.

Pay by Experience Level for Excavator Operator

An early career Excavator Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $18.38 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Excavator Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.73 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Excavator Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.95 based on 10 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 53 survey responses.
Early Career
28.3%
Mid Career
24.5%
Experienced
18.9%
Late Career
28.3%