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How Much Does an Engineering Equipment Operator Earn In The United States?

Average Yearly Salary
Updated December 31, 2020
$45,000
$33,000
$45,000
$62,000
Engineering equipment operators in the United States make an average salary of $45,675 per year or $21.96 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $33,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $62,000. As most things go, location can be critical. New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, New Hampshire, and Washington provide the highest engineering equipment operator salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Wayne, NJ
$69,741
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Where Engineering Equipment Operators Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where engineering equipment operators earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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How Much Do Engineering Equipment Operators Earn In Different Cities?

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for engineering equipment operators. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Texas, Florida, and Mississippi.
City
Average Salary

Wayne, NJ

Salary Range55k - 88k$70k$69,741

Santa Fe, NM

Salary Range35k - 48k$41k$41,389

Prescott, AZ

Salary Range31k - 43k$37k$37,174

Houston, TX

Salary Range28k - 43k$35k$35,016
$28k
$88k

High Paying Engineering Equipment Operator Jobs

Which Companies Pay Engineering Equipment Operators The Most?

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Dexcom and Bristol-Myers Squibb as they offer the highest salaries for engineering equipment operators.
Company
Average Salary
Dexcom
Salary Range63k - 76k$70k$69,834
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Salary Range59k - 72k$66k$65,985
Fidelity Bank & Trust
Salary Range58k - 71k$65k$64,767
Tacom
Salary Range48k - 59k$53k$53,435
ConocoPhillips
Salary Range46k - 57k$52k$51,780
Exelon
Salary Range46k - 57k$52k$51,777
Samsung
Salary Range46k - 55k$50k$50,450
US Transportation Department
Salary Range45k - 55k$50k$50,278
Air National Guard
Salary Range44k - 55k$50k$49,947
National Park Service
Salary Range46k - 53k$50k$49,798
$31k
$76k

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Engineering Equipment Operator Salary History

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    How Experience Affects Engineering Equipment Operator Salaries

    The salary for an engineering equipment operator can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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    Evanston, WY
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    Engineering Equipment Operator
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    Las Vegas, NV
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    06/28/2020
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    $45,914
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    06/28/2020
    Engineering Equipment Operator
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    Emmett, ID
    Emmett, ID
    06/28/2020
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