How much does a Heavy Equipment Operator make in Boston, MA? The average Heavy Equipment Operator salary in Boston, MA is $72,917 as of June 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $60,969 and $82,735. 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. 

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Job Description for Heavy Equipment Operator

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 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Skills associated with Heavy Equipment Operator: Vehicle Inspection/Cleaning/Maintenance, Heavy Equipment Operation

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