Average Excavator Operator with Equipment Maintenance Skills Hourly Pay

$19.33
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$1,200
Bonus
$10,500
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for an Excavator Operator with Equipment Maintenance skills is $19.33.
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$13.64
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$19.33
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$26.15
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $26
Bonus
$775 - $2,250
Profit Sharing
$0 - $10,500
Total Pay
$28,547 - $64,362
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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, Safety Compliance, 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 $17.71 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Excavator Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.83 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Excavator Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.93 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $18.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 48 survey responses.
Early Career
35.4%
Mid Career
35.4%
Experienced
10.4%
Late Career
18.8%