Average Heavy Equipment Technician Hourly Pay

$22.04
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,221
Bonus
$2,500
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The average hourly pay for a Heavy Equipment Technician is $22.04.
10%
$15.96
MEDIAN
$22.04
90%
$30.58
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Hourly Rate
$16 - $31
Bonus
$300 - $5,092
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $5,400
Total Pay
$35,685 - $72,862

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Job Satisfaction for Heavy Equipment Technician

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Popular Employer Salaries for Heavy Equipment Technician

The top respondents for the job title Heavy Equipment Technician are from the companies Holt Cat, United Rentals Inc. and Caterpillar, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at United Rentals Inc. where the average pay is $22.00. Caterpillar, Inc. pays the lowest at around $20.00.

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Popular Skills for Heavy Equipment Technician

Skills in Systems Troubleshooting, Welding, Electronic Troubleshooting and Industrial Hydraulics are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Heavy Equipment Repair.

Pay by Experience Level for Heavy Equipment Technician

An early career Heavy Equipment Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $18.77 based on 132 salaries. A mid-career Heavy Equipment Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.58 based on 100 salaries. An experienced Heavy Equipment Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.94 based on 114 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $26.
Employees with Heavy Equipment Technician in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 31.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Baltimore, Maryland (13.4% more) and St. Louis, Missouri (8.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Raleigh, North Carolina (9.3% less) and Asheville, North Carolina (7.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 435 survey responses.
Early Career
30.3%
Mid Career
23.0%
Experienced
26.2%
Late Career
20.5%