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393 Heavy Equipment Operator Salaries

Heavy Equipment Operators earn $40,000 annually on average, or $19 per hour, which is 42% less than the national average for all working Americans. Our data indicates that the best paid Heavy Equipment Operators work for Bechtel at $74,000 annually while the lowest paid Heavy Equipment Operators work for Larkin Contracting earning approximately $19,000 each year.

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$40K International Union of Operating Engineers' Average Heavy Equipment Operator Salary (15 salaries)

Equal to national average Heavy Equipment Operator salary ($40K)
-$13K (27%) less than average International Union of Operating Engineers salary ($53K)
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+$44K (70%) more than average International Union of Operating Engineers Heavy Equipment Operator salary ($40K)
"Great pay. Started as an apprentice making 19/hr and worked my way through, each step got me closer to Journeyman, where the money is."
-$10K (28%) less than average International Union of Operating Engineers Heavy Equipment Operator salary ($40K)
+$21K (41%) more than average International Union of Operating Engineers Heavy Equipment Operator salary ($40K)
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$40K Texas Industries' Average Heavy Equipment Operator Salary (3 salaries)

Equal to national average Heavy Equipment Operator salary ($40K)
-$11K (24%) less than average Texas Industries salary ($51K)
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-$11K (31%) less than average Texas Industries Heavy Equipment Operator salary ($40K)
"It was ok but not good enough to support a family."
+$10K (22%) more than average Texas Industries Heavy Equipment Operator salary ($40K)
+$15K (31%) more than average Texas Industries Heavy Equipment Operator salary ($40K)

$38K United States Army's Average Heavy Equipment Operator Salary (20 salaries)

-$2K (5%) less than national average Heavy Equipment Operator salary ($40K)
-$4K (10%) less than average United States Army salary ($42K)
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-$2K (5%) less than average United States Army Heavy Equipment Operator salary ($38K)
+$3K (7%) more than average United States Army Heavy Equipment Operator salary ($38K)
-$8K (23%) less than average United States Army Heavy Equipment Operator salary ($38K)
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$40K United States Marine Corps' Average Heavy Equipment Operator Salary (17 salaries)

Equal to national average Heavy Equipment Operator salary ($40K)
-$1K (2%) less than average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)
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+$10K (22%) more than average United States Marine Corps Heavy Equipment Operator salary ($40K)
-$10K (28%) less than average United States Marine Corps Heavy Equipment Operator salary ($40K)
+$6K (13%) more than average United States Marine Corps Heavy Equipment Operator salary ($40K)
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$38K KBR's Average Heavy Equipment Operator Salary (12 salaries)

-$2K (5%) less than national average Heavy Equipment Operator salary ($40K)
-$44K (73%) less than average KBR salary ($82K)
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+$43K (72%) more than average KBR Heavy Equipment Operator salary ($38K)
+$13K (29%) more than average KBR Heavy Equipment Operator salary ($38K)
-$13K (41%) less than average KBR Heavy Equipment Operator salary ($38K)
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$40K Army National Guard's Average Heavy Equipment Operator Salary (11 salaries)

Equal to national average Heavy Equipment Operator salary ($40K)
+$2K (5%) more than average Army National Guard salary ($38K)
$50K
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+$3K (7%) more than average Army National Guard Heavy Equipment Operator salary ($40K)
-$10K (28%) less than average Army National Guard Heavy Equipment Operator salary ($40K)
-$2K (5%) less than average Army National Guard Heavy Equipment Operator salary ($40K)
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$39K United States Air Force's Average Heavy Equipment Operator Salary (8 salaries)

-$1K (2%) less than national average Heavy Equipment Operator salary ($40K)
-$9K (20%) less than average United States Air Force salary ($48K)
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+$11K (24%) more than average United States Air Force Heavy Equipment Operator salary ($39K)
-$9K (26%) less than average United States Air Force Heavy Equipment Operator salary ($39K)
+$2K (5%) more than average United States Air Force Heavy Equipment Operator salary ($39K)
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$40K Tradesmen International's Average Heavy Equipment Operator Salary (7 salaries)

Equal to national average Heavy Equipment Operator salary ($40K)
-$1K (2%) less than average Tradesmen International salary ($41K)
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-$10K (28%) less than average Tradesmen International Heavy Equipment Operator salary ($40K)
+$17K (35%) more than average Tradesmen International Heavy Equipment Operator salary ($40K)
-$18K (58%) less than average Tradesmen International Heavy Equipment Operator salary ($40K)
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$43K Heavy Equipment Manufacturing's Average Heavy Equipment Operator Salary (7 salaries)

+$3K (7%) more than national average Heavy Equipment Operator salary ($40K)
Equal to average Heavy Equipment Manufacturing salary ($43K)
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+$7K (15%) more than average Heavy Equipment Manufacturing Heavy Equipment Operator salary ($43K)
-$7K (17%) less than average Heavy Equipment Manufacturing Heavy Equipment Operator salary ($43K)
-$19K (56%) less than average Heavy Equipment Manufacturing Heavy Equipment Operator salary ($43K)
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