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Best states for an Equipment Operator

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We decided to bring you a list of the best states for jobs for Equipment Operators, considering how big the profession is in the United States.

Equipment Operator positions are available in every area, but not all places are the same -- they do not offer the same wages, benefits, time off, etc.

Our research found that Wyoming is the best state for Equipment Operators, while Hawaii and New Jersey are ranked highest in terms of median salary.

Wyoming has a median salary of $33,989 and Hawaii has the highest median salary among all 50 states for Equipment Operators.

The median salary for Equipment Operators in Wyoming is $33,989.

Compare that to the median salary in Arizona of $16,486, which ranked worst for Equipment Operators, and you can see how your location is important for your career.

an Equipment Operator will most commonly be promoted to Heavy Equipment Operator.

The 10 Best States in America For Equipment Operators in 2019

  1. Wyoming
  2. Alaska
  3. Wisconsin
  4. North Dakota
  5. Utah
  6. Washington
  7. South Carolina
  8. South Dakota
  9. Hawaii
  10. Connecticut
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  • (31 jobs)
  • (250 jobs)
  • (102 jobs)
  • (166 jobs)
  • (352 jobs)
  • (475 jobs)
  • (69 jobs)
  • (12 jobs)
  • (82 jobs)

After looking at the our most recent data, we found that Wyoming is the best state for Equipment Operators.

Ready to check out the list? See below.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Equipment Operators in 2019

1. Wyoming

Total Equipment Operator Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
84 $33,989 $27,000 $41,000 3.02
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Equipment Operator Jobs in Wyoming

2. Alaska

Total Equipment Operator Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
31 $41,312 $33,000 $51,000 1.06
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Equipment Operator Jobs in Alaska

3. Wisconsin

Total Equipment Operator Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
250 $37,370 $30,000 $46,000 0.82
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Equipment Operator Jobs in Wisconsin

4. North Dakota

Total Equipment Operator Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
102 $29,380 $25,000 $33,000 2.18
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Equipment Operator Jobs in North Dakota

5. Utah

Total Equipment Operator Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
166 $33,878 $31,000 $35,000 1.04
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Equipment Operator Jobs in Utah

6. Washington

Total Equipment Operator Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
352 $38,097 $30,000 $47,000 0.75
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Equipment Operator Jobs in Washington

7. South Carolina

Total Equipment Operator Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
475 $29,321 $26,000 $32,000 2.26
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Equipment Operator Jobs in South Carolina

8. South Dakota

Total Equipment Operator Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
69 $29,474 $26,000 $32,000 1.8
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Equipment Operator Jobs in South Dakota

9. Hawaii

Total Equipment Operator Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
12 $48,489 $39,000 $59,000 0.28
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Equipment Operator Jobs in Hawaii

10. Connecticut

Total Equipment Operator Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
82 $40,067 $32,000 $49,000 0.4
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Equipment Operator Jobs in Connecticut

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE an Equipment Operator

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

Detailed list of the best states for an Equipment Operator

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