Heavy Equipment Operator Salary in Columbia, Missouri

How much does a Heavy Equipment Operator make in Columbia, MO? The average Heavy Equipment Operator salary in Columbia, MO is $61,988 as of October 30, 2019, but the range typically falls between $51,832 and $70,333. 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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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 2019 Salary.com)

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About Columbia, Missouri    Columbia /kəˈlʌmbiə/ is a city in the U.S. state of Missouri. It is the county seat of Boone County and home to the University of Missouri. Founded in....More

Columbia, Missouri  area prices were up 0.7% from a year ago    View the Cost of Living in Columbia, Missouri

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