How much does a Heavy Equipment Operator make in Louisiana? The average Heavy Equipment Operator salary in Louisiana is $61,544 as of March 26, 2020, but the range typically falls between $51,459 and $69,832. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

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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 2020 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Abbeville, LA Avg. Salary $58,682 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Abita Springs, LA Avg. Salary $63,262 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Acme, LA Avg. Salary $56,405 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Addis, LA Avg. Salary $59,733 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Aimwell, LA Avg. Salary $56,405 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Akers, LA Avg. Salary $62,549 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Albany, LA Avg. Salary $59,219 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Alexandria, LA Avg. Salary $56,919 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Ama, LA Avg. Salary $63,639 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Amelia, LA Avg. Salary $59,219 Date Updated March 26, 2020
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