Average Experienced Heavy Equipment Operator Hourly Pay in Bakersfield, California

$24.00
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Heavy Equipment Operator in Bakersfield, California is $24.00.
25%
$21
MEDIAN
$24
75%
$28.06
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Hourly Rate
$21 - $28
Total Pay
$49,920 - $63,425

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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 $15.26 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Heavy Equipment Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.60 based on 7 salaries.
Employees with Heavy Equipment Operator in their job title in Phoenix, Arizona earn an average of 3.7% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (25.3% less), Atlanta, Georgia (22.2% less) and Houston, Texas (17.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 12 survey responses.
Early Career
41.7%
Mid Career
58.3%