Average Late-Career Heavy Equipment Operator with Machine Operation Skills Hourly Pay in Atlanta, Georgia

$19.78
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The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Heavy Equipment Operator with Machine Operation skills in Atlanta, Georgia is $19.78.
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$18.67
MEDIAN
$19.78
75%
$20.65
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$19 - $21
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$38,834 - $72,843

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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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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 $15.24 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Heavy Equipment Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.51 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Heavy Equipment Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.97 based on 16 salaries.
Employees with Heavy Equipment Operator in their job title in Denver, Colorado earn an average of 26.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (22.7% more) and Houston, Texas (11.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (8.0% less), Charlotte, North Carolina (4.5% less) and Tampa, Florida (0.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 46 survey responses.
Early Career
32.6%
Mid Career
32.6%
Experienced
34.8%