Average Heavy Equipment Operator Hourly Pay

$20.24
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$14.66
MEDIAN
$20.24
90%
$30.96

The average hourly pay for a Heavy Equipment Operator is $20.24

Hourly Rate
$15 - $31
Bonus
$198 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$495 - $7k
Commission
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$31k - $72k
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Job Satisfaction for Heavy Equipment Operator

3.7 out of 5
(1,317)
Highly Satisfied
128Reviews
Based on 1,317 responses, the job of Heavy Equipment Operator has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.72 out of 5. On average, Heavy Equipment Operators are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
97.2%
Female
2.6%
Prefer to self-define
0.2%
This data is based on 2,933 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

65%

Dental

51%

Vision

45%

None

34%