$40,538
Avg. Salary
$15.20
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$505

Bonus

$1,200

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Front End Loader Operator is $15.20 per hour.

The average pay for a Front End Loader Operator is $40,538 per year.

10%
$11.68
10%
$15.20
50%
$20.29
90%
90%
MEDIAN $15.20
10%
$24k
10%
$41k
50%
$101k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $40,538
$24,332 - $100,867
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$41K
$100K
MEDIAN: $40,538
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$11.68 - $20.29
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$0$100K
Salary $24,332 - $100,867
Bonus $56.00 - $2,543
Profit Sharing $1,200
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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$25,890 - $50,286
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 40
Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $11.68 - $20.29
Hourly Tips $0.19
Overtime $15.01 - $28.87
Annual Data $0$50K
Bonus $56.00 - $2,543
Profit Sharing $1,200
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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$25,890 - $50,286
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 716

Job Description for Front End Loader Operator

A front end loader operator is a heavy equipment operator who is usually found on demolition or roadway construction team. Quarries and general contractors also use dedicated personnel to work as operators for this machinery. Individuals in this field of work typically work outdoors and under the direction of a construction foreman or team leader.

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Front End Loader Operator Tasks
  • Operate industrial vehicles to transport materials for production.
  • Maintain and service vehicles regularly.
  • Follow safety procedures, including weight limits, and communicate with other staff.

Common Career Paths for Front End Loader Operator


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A lot of Front End Loader Operators move on to become Heavy Equipment Operators, that group gets paid a slightly higher $42K on average.

Front End Loader Operator Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Front End Loader Operator

Pay by Experience for a Front End Loader Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Front End Loader Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 259 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Front End Loader Operator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 129 salaries. An experienced Front End Loader Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 127 salaries. A Front End Loader Operator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 49 salaries.

Front End Loader Operator Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Front End Loader Operator?

Front End Loader Operator in Visalia:
"That pay would be the same even if you knew."
Work hard and safe follow all precautions and obey your supervisors.

Front End Loader Operator in Martinsburg:
"The pay was better."
Be careful and watch your surroundings.

Front End Loader Operator in Lorain:
"Stressful but challenging."
Pros: The group of people who I work with, the schedule of worked hours, & the fact that there is always something to do.
Cons: The pay, the favoritism, and no room for advancement.

Front End Loader Operator in Kitwanga Bc.:
Pros: No job any more looking for new job.
Cons: Was to lonely was only one there n had a extra woker when I'm off.

Front End Loader Operator in Amsterdam:
"Loader operating."
Pros: Being my own boss basicly and the company I work for is great.
Cons: Not enough pay for the stress and hours.

Front End Loader Operator in Waxahachie:
"Work Conditions."
Pros: I enjoy the challenge of my position. Executing tasks and projects in a timely and professional manner gives me a great sense of achievement.
Cons: Too much chaos. Very unorganized management due to communication. Equipment is outdated and faulty. Very unsafe job practices.

Front End Loader Operator in Durban:
"Good."
Pros: Challenging day by day.
Cons: It affects too.

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Key Stats for Front End Loader Operator

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 133 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Front End Loader Operator Salaries

Late-Career
▲44%

Experienced
▲18%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Skills That Affect Front End Loader Operator Salaries

Plant Maintenance
▲51%

Loader Operator
▲27%

Heavy Equipment Repair
▲7%

Customer Service
▲5%

heavy equipment operator
▲4%

ETL (Extract, transform, load)
▲2%

National Average
$34,000

Safety Compliance
▼11%

Machine Operation
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 133 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 31%