Excavating and Construction Equipment Operator Salary in the United States

How much does an Excavating and Construction Equipment Operator make in the United States? The average Excavating and Construction Equipment Operator salary in the United States is $63,540 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $53,120 and $72,080. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

The Excavating and Construction Equipment Operator may be responsible for routine maintenance or repairs. Operates heavy machinery, such as a tractor, bulldozer, backhoe, or excavator, for the purposes of construction, demolition, or excavation. Being an Excavating and Construction Equipment Operator may require a high school diploma or its equivalent. May need state licensing. In addition, Excavating and Construction Equipment Operator typically reports to a supervisor. Being an Excavating and Construction Equipment Operator has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. Works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Working as an Excavating and Construction Equipment Operator typically requires 3-5 years of related experience, or may have 2 years experience plus an associates degree, or additional training or certification. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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