How much does a Heavy Equipment Operator make in the United States? The average Heavy Equipment Operator salary in the United States is $66,133 as of June 28, 2021, but the range typically falls between $55,291 and $75,041. 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.
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. Being a Heavy Equipment Operator may need state licensing. May require a high school diploma or its equivalent. Additionally, Heavy Equipment Operator typically reports to a supervisor. The Heavy Equipment Operator has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. Works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. To be a Heavy 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 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description
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What does a Heavy Equipment Operator do?
Heavy Equipment Operator in Aberdeen, MD
Performs operator preventive maintenance and/or emergency repairs to equipment.
January 30, 2021
Attendance is critical at all times during normal duty hours.
February 07, 2021
Operates various items of engineering and automotive equipment in construction and maintenance of ranges, move and/or transport heavy, bulky and oversized material and equipment.
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Heavy Equipment Operator in the United States. The base salary for Heavy Equipment Operator ranges from $55,291 to $75,041 with the average base salary of $66,133. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $57,198 to $78,688 with the average total cash compensation of $69,877.