Heavy Equipment Operator Salaries

1,405 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$45,207 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$2,002
Range$1 - $12,278

How much does a Heavy Equipment Operator make?

The national average salary for a Heavy Equipment Operator is $45,207 in United States. Filter by location to see Heavy Equipment Operator salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,405 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Heavy Equipment Operator employees.

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Heavy Equipment Operator

Republic Services

$55,429/yr

Range: $51K - $67K

90 salaries

$55,429/yr
$51K$67K

Heavy Equipment Operator

Waste Management

$46,058/yr

Range: $43K - $55K

66 salaries

$46,058/yr
$43K$55K

Heavy Equipment Operator

Vulcan Materials

$40,906/yr

Range: $37K - $46K

57 salaries

$40,906/yr
$37K$46K

Heavy Equipment Operator

United Rentals

$49,953/yr

Range: $48K - $53K

44 salaries

$49,953/yr
$48K$53K

Heavy Equipment Operator

R.R. Donnelley

$42,330/yr

Range: $40K - $47K

29 salaries

$42,330/yr
$40K$47K

Heavy Equipment Operator

Martin Marietta Materials

$39,422/yr

Range: $38K - $41K

23 salaries

$39,422/yr
$38K$41K

Heavy Equipment Operator

Tube City

$39,353/yr

Range: $37K - $41K

20 salaries

$39,353/yr
$37K$41K

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Heavy Equipment Operator

The David J. Joseph Company

$54,646/yr

Range: $51K - $57K

19 salaries

$54,646/yr
$51K$57K

Heavy Equipment Operator

NexAge Technologies USA

$37,456/yr

Range: $35K - $44K

18 salaries

$37,456/yr
$35K$44K

Heavy Equipment Operator

ExxonMobil

$53,404/yr

Range: $50K - $59K

18 salaries

$53,404/yr
$50K$59K

Heavy Equipment Operator - Hourly

Waste Management

$18/hr

Range: $14 - $32

18 salaries

$18/hr
$14$32

Heavy Equipment Operator

US Army

$48,676/yr

Range: $18K - $84K

16 salaries

$48,676/yr
$18K$84K

Heavy Equipment Operator

AECOM

$46,943/yr

Range: $43K - $51K

15 salaries

$46,943/yr
$43K$51K

Heavy Equipment Operator

Trinity Industries

$43,568/yr

Range: $43K - $47K

15 salaries

$43,568/yr
$43K$47K

Heavy Equipment Operator

US Marine Corps

$30,000/yr

Range: $20K - $55K

15 salaries

$30,000/yr
$20K$55K

Heavy Equipment Operator

ITS ConGlobal

$41,891/yr

Range: $40K - $46K

14 salaries

$41,891/yr
$40K$46K

Heavy Equipment Operator

Hulcher Services

$40,335/yr

Range: $38K - $44K

14 salaries

$40,335/yr
$38K$44K

Heavy Equipment Operator

Wells Fargo

$32,147/yr

Range: $30K - $37K

13 salaries

$32,147/yr
$30K$37K

Heavy Equipment Operator

Hertz

$42,489/yr

Range: $40K - $49K

13 salaries

$42,489/yr
$40K$49K

Heavy Equipment Operator - Monthly

US Army

$2,598/mo

Range: $2K - $5K

13 salaries

$2,598/mo
$2K$5K
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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent heavy equipment operator salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$12
hourly
An Equipment Operator in the Mankato, MN Area area reported making $12 per hour
Job Highlights
Mankato, MN Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$18
hourly
An Equipment Operator in the Centralia, WA Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
Centralia, WA Area area
Full-time
 
Company - Public
$25,000
per year
A Satellite Communications Operator/Maintainer in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $25,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$18
hourly
A Heavy Equipment Operator in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$24,512
per year
A Field Radio Operator in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $24,512 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Self-Employed
 
10000+ employees
Government
$21
hourly
An Overhead Crane Operator in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$28
hourly
A Field Operator in the Decatur, AL Area area reported making $28 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Decatur, AL Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$10
hourly
An Equipment Operator in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $10 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private