EQUIPMENT OPERATOR SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$27,000
$23,000
Min 10%
$27,000
Median 50%
$32,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Liberty Oilfield Services
Highest Paying City
Syracuse, NY
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
3.8 years
How much does an equipment operator make?
Equipment Operators in America make, on average, $27,901 a year or $13.41 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $32,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $23,000. The most abundant employment opportunities for Equipment Operators are in Retail companies and Energy companies. The best states for high paying Equipment Operator jobs are Alaska, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington, and Nevada. The typical tenure for an Equipment Operator is 3.8 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Operator
$12,693

Average Equipment Operator Salary By Company

Equipment Operators can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Most Equipment Operator jobs are in Retail companies and Retail companies. Liberty Oilfield Services and Sundt are the highest paying companies. Companies like Technicolor and Key Energy Services also pay high salaries to their Equipment Operators.

Average Equipment Operator Salary By Location

Equipment Operators in the United States of America make on average $27,901 a year or $13.41 per hour. Equipment Operators make the most in Syracuse, NY at about $27,957 per year. Even an entry-level Equipment Operator makes $23,000 per year in Syracuse, NY. The top 5 states with the highest reported Equipment Operator salaries are Alaska, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington, and Nevada. Florida, Tennessee, Mississippi, South Carolina, and Alabama have the lowest reported salaries for Equipment Operators.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Syracuse, NY
$27,957
2
Buckeye, AZ
$27,907
3
Bridgeport, CT
$27,532
4
Garden City, KS
$24,598
5
Hampton, VA
$24,306

Average Equipment Operator Salary By Industry

The type of industry that an Equipment Operator works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Professional companies, Hospitality companies, and Energy companies pay higher-than-average wages for Equipment Operators. Salaries for Equipment Operators in Professional companies average $30,175 annually, while Hospitality companies and Energy companies pay $28,488 and $28,416, respectively. The types of companies that pay Equipment Operators the least are in the Utilities industry, where the average annual salary is $26,634.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Professional
$30,175
2
Hospitality
$28,488
3
Energy
$28,416
4
Retail
$28,223
5
Construction
$28,156

RECENTLY ADDED Equipment Operator SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Pro Staff
Equipment Operator
10/31/2019
$34,436
10/31/2019
$29,218
Prologistix
Equipment Operator
10/31/2019
$31,305
57, 330.26
Equipment Operator
10/31/2019
$57,330
State of Indiana
Equipment Operator
10/31/2019
$24,414
Equipment Operator
10/31/2019
$45,914
State of New York
Equipment Operator
10/31/2019
$38,651
Prologistix
Equipment Operator
Orlando, FL
10/31/2019
$24,001
CSX
Equipment Operator
Tampa, FL
10/30/2019
$54,617
Essential Personnel, Inc.
Equipment Operator
10/30/2019
$30,000
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