How much does a Heavy Equipment Operator make in Rhode Island? The average Heavy Equipment Operator salary in Rhode Island is $68,444 as of August 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $57,222 and $77,658. 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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25% $57,222 10% $47,005 90% $86,047 75% $77,658 $68,444 50%(Median)
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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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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Coventry, RI Avg. Salary $68,053 Date Updated August 27, 2020
Location Cumberland, RI Avg. Salary $68,183 Date Updated August 27, 2020
Location East Providence, RI Avg. Salary $68,183 Date Updated August 27, 2020
Location Narragansett, RI Avg. Salary $68,474 Date Updated August 27, 2020
Location Tiverton, RI Avg. Salary $68,379 Date Updated August 27, 2020
Location Westerly, RI Avg. Salary $69,096 Date Updated August 27, 2020
Location Woonsocket, RI Avg. Salary $68,118 Date Updated August 27, 2020
Location Adamsville, RI Avg. Salary $68,357 Date Updated August 27, 2020
Location Albion, RI Avg. Salary $68,183 Date Updated August 27, 2020
Location Ashaway, RI Avg. Salary $69,243 Date Updated August 27, 2020
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