How much does a Heavy Vehicle Operator make?

Updated Aug 7, 2017

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$46,365 /yr
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6,518 salaries

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$74K

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The national average salary for Heavy Vehicle Operator is $46,365 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Heavy Vehicle Operator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 6518 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Heavy Vehicle Operator employees.

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Heavy Equipment Operator$47,459 /yr
L3
Heavy Equipment Operator III$52,621 /yr
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The national average salary for a Heavy Vehicle Operator is $46,365 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Heavy Vehicle Operator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 6518 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Heavy Vehicle Operator employees.

The highest salary for a Heavy Vehicle Operator in United States is $73,635 per year.

The lowest salary for a Heavy Vehicle Operator in United States is $29,194 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$40
hourly
A Crane Operator in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $40 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$22
hourly
A Lift Truck Operator in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $22 per hour
Job Highlights
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$18
hourly
An Equipment Operator in the Riverside, CA Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Riverside, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$30
hourly
A Heavy Equipment Operator in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $30 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Public
$18
hourly
A Scissor Lift in the Nashville, TN Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Nashville, TN Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$19,000
per year
A Crane Operator in the Tampa, FL Area area reported making $19,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Tampa, FL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$60,000
per year
A Pavements and Heavy Equipment Operator in the Abilene, TX Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Abilene, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$30
hourly
A Backhoe Operator in the Somerset, PA Area area reported making $30 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Somerset, PA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$5,000
monthly
An Equipment Operator in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $5,000 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
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