How much does an Excavating/Loading Machine Operator make in the United States? The average Excavating/Loading Machine Operator salary in the United States is $34,849 as of May 25, 2023, but the range typically falls between $28,011 and $43,161. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Excavating/Loading Machine Operator

Excavating/Loading Machine Operator sets-up and operates excavating/loading machine equipment. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent and 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Being an Excavating/Loading Machine Operator 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. Additionally, Excavating/Loading Machine Operator works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a supervisor/manager. (Copyright 2023 View full job description

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