Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Heavy Equipment Operator make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$70,224 / yrTotal Pay
$48,871 / yrBase Pay
$21,353 / yrAdditional Pay

$70,224

 / yr
$34K$332K
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The estimated total pay for a Heavy Equipment Operator is $70,224 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $48,871 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $21,353 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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What are some related job titles for Heavy Equipment Operator?

Some related job titles are Operator - Dozer Salaries with median pay of $71,302, Excavator Operator Salaries with median pay of $65,168, Heavy Duty Equipment Operator Salaries with median pay of $64,040, Loader Operator Salaries with median pay of $61,795.

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Republic Services
3.6

Republic Services

Heavy Equipment Operator

$61,254

 /yr
Range: $36K - $79K

$36K

$79K

$35,700 - $79,033 Range

Waste Management
3.6

Waste Management

Heavy Equipment Operator

$50,728

 /yr
Range: $34K - $74K

$34K

$74K

$34,132 - $73,934 Range

Vulcan Materials
3.9

Vulcan Materials

Heavy Equipment Operator

$45,379

 /yr
Range: $30K - $63K

$30K

$63K

$30,271 - $63,000 Range

US Army
3.8

US Army

Heavy Equipment Operator

$43,586

 /yr
Range: $20K - $80K

$20K

$80K

$20,194 - $79,667 Range

United Rentals
4.0

United Rentals

Heavy Equipment Operator

$55,530

 /yr
Range: $53K - $59K

$53K

$59K

$52,926 - $59,096 Range

US Marine Corps
3.8

US Marine Corps

Heavy Equipment Operator

$36,023

 /yr
Range: $25K - $61K

$25K

$61K

$25,085 - $61,254 Range

Martin Marietta Materials
3.8

Martin Marietta Materials

Heavy Equipment Operator

$44,279

 /yr
Range: $38K - $58K

$38K

$58K

$38,176 - $58,020 Range

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R.R. Donnelley
3.4

R.R. Donnelley

Heavy Equipment Operator

$47,055

 /yr
Range: $45K - $52K

$45K

$52K

$44,534 - $51,935 Range

Tube City

Tube City

Heavy Equipment Operator

$43,746

 /yr
Range: $41K - $45K

$41K

$45K

$41,491 - $45,117 Range

Hulcher Services
2.9

Hulcher Services

Heavy Equipment Operator

$46,470

 /yr
Range: $42K - $67K

$42K

$67K

$42,324 - $67,193 Range

The David J. Joseph Company
4.4

The David J. Joseph Company

Heavy Equipment Operator

$60,747

 /yr
Range: $57K - $63K

$57K

$63K

$56,852 - $63,471 Range

ExxonMobil
3.1

ExxonMobil

Heavy Equipment Operator

$59,366

 /yr
Range: $56K - $66K

$56K

$66K

$55,672 - $66,029 Range

NexAge Technologies USA
3.7

NexAge Technologies USA

Heavy Equipment Operator

$41,638

 /yr
Range: $39K - $48K

$39K

$48K

$39,149 - $48,409 Range

US Navy
3.7

US Navy

Heavy Equipment Operator

$48,145

 /yr
Range: $18K - $75K

$18K

$75K

$17,831 - $75,000 Range

ITS ConGlobal
3.3

ITS ConGlobal

Heavy Equipment Operator

$46,721

 /yr
Range: $44K - $51K

$44K

$51K

$44,329 - $50,830 Range

AECOM
3.7

AECOM

Heavy Equipment Operator

$52,184

 /yr
Range: $48K - $56K

$48K

$56K

$48,314 - $56,202 Range

Lehigh Hanson
3.4

Lehigh Hanson

Heavy Equipment Operator

$50,799

 /yr
Range: $37K - $75K

$37K

$75K

$36,954 - $75,469 Range

Trinity Industries
3.7

Trinity Industries

Heavy Equipment Operator

$48,432

 /yr
Range: $47K - $52K

$47K

$52K

$47,265 - $51,931 Range

US Air Force
4.1

US Air Force

Heavy Equipment Operator

$51,388

 /yr
Range: $33K - $71K

$33K

$71K

$32,861 - $71,105 Range

Kiewit Corporation
3.8

Kiewit Corporation

Heavy Equipment Operator

$74,921

 /yr
Range: $54K - $93K

$54K

$93K

$54,470 - $93,181 Range

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$17

/hrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$6,048/hr

8 days ago by a Warehouse Equipment Operator with 4 to 6 years of experience

$24

/hrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$4,000/hr

8 days ago by a Excavator Operator with 4 to 6 years of experience

$15

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Ski Lift Operator with 1 to 3 years of experience

$60,000

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8 days ago by a Equipment Operator with 4 to 6 years of experience

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$19

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Tractor Operator with 1 to 3 years of experience

$18

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Equipment Operator with 1 to 3 years of experience

$11

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Snow Maker, Lift Operator, with less than one year of experience

$2,500

/moAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Heavy Equipment Operator with 1 to 3 years of experience

$36

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Heavy Equipment Mechanic with 4 to 6 years of experience

$23

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Equipment Operator with 4 to 6 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Heavy Equipment Operator salaries

The national average salary for a Heavy Equipment Operator is $47,447 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Heavy Equipment Operator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1347 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Heavy Equipment Operator employees.

The highest salary for a Heavy Equipment Operator in United States is $69,530 per year.

The lowest salary for a Heavy Equipment Operator in United States is $32,378 per year.

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