Heavy Equipment Operator Salaries

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Alternate Job Titles: Heavy Equipment Operator

What is the average annual salary for Heavy Equipment Operator?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Heavy Equipment Operator may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Heavy Equipment Operator in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Heavy Equipment Operator in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Heavy Equipment Operator in the United States is $62,075 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Heavy Equipment Operator in the United States are expected to make less than $62,075.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $62,075
  • 10%$48,839
  • 25%$55,147
  • 75%$70,152
  • 90%$77,506

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Job Description for Heavy Equipment Operator

Operates heavy machinery, such as a tractor, bulldozer, backhoe, or excavator, for the purposes of construction, demolition, or excavation. May be responsible for routine maintenance or repairs. May require a high school diploma or its equivalent and 0-2 years of related experience. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Typically reports to a supervisor. View Heavy Equipment Operator job description

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