Average Experienced Heavy Equipment Operator with Equipment Maintenance Skills Hourly Pay in Phoenix, Arizona

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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Heavy Equipment Operator with Equipment Maintenance skills in Phoenix, Arizona is $22.47.
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$20 - $25
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$40,878 - $52,903

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Job Description for Heavy Equipment Operator

Heavy Equipment Operator Tasks
  • Operate heavy equipment in a safe and effective manner.
  • Store heavy equipment safely and securely.
  • Maintain a clean and presentable workplace.
  • Clean heavy equipment as scheduled.
  • Perform daily safety and maintenance checks.

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Popular Skills for Heavy Equipment Operator

Skills in Heavy Equipment Operation, Machine Operation, Safety Compliance and Blueprints are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Heavy Equipment Operator

An early career Heavy Equipment Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.87 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Heavy Equipment Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.49 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
Employees with Heavy Equipment Operator in their job title in Denver, Colorado earn an average of 13.5% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Wichita, Kansas (26.3% less), Houston, Texas (19.9% less) and Austin, Texas (14.4% less).

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