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Best states for a Heavy Equipment Operator

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Are you wondering which place in the United States is the best state for Heavy Equipment Operators?

Knowing how challenging it is to figure out where to start your career or where to move to advance your career, we decided to bring you a list of best states for Heavy Equipment Operator jobs.

Although there are abundant Heavy Equipment Operator jobs in America, a large number of them are in the South.

Illinois is the best state in the country for Heavy Equipment Operator jobs, and Hawaii has the second-highest median salary in the country.

The median salary for Heavy Equipment Operators in Illinois is $69,648.

Compare that to the median salary in Florida of $31,256, which ranked worst for Heavy Equipment Operators, and you can see how your location is important for your career.

The 10 Best States in America For Heavy Equipment Operators in 2019

  1. Illinois
  2. Alaska
  3. Wyoming
  4. North Dakota
  5. California
  6. Wisconsin
  7. New Jersey
  8. Minnesota
  9. Hawaii
  10. Washington
  • (611 jobs)
  • (32 jobs)
  • (60 jobs)
  • (68 jobs)
  • (1,454 jobs)
  • (211 jobs)
  • (191 jobs)
  • (231 jobs)
  • (15 jobs)
  • (338 jobs)

We analyzed these data points for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Illinois is the best state for jobs for Heavy Equipment Operators.

The median salary for Heavy Equipment Operators in Illinois is $69,648.

Some of the companies that are hiring for Heavy Equipment Operators include US Army and US MARINE CORPS.

Check out the ranking of the best states for Heavy Equipment Operators below.

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

The 10 Best States For Heavy Equipment Operators in 2019

1. Illinois

Total Heavy Equipment Operator Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
611 $69,648 $51,000 $93,000 0.89
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
Heavy Equipment Operator Jobs in Illinois

2. Alaska

Total Heavy Equipment Operator Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
32 $57,965 $43,000 $78,000 1.24
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
Heavy Equipment Operator Jobs in Alaska

3. Wyoming

Total Heavy Equipment Operator Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
60 $48,074 $35,000 $64,000 2.44
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
Heavy Equipment Operator Jobs in Wyoming

4. North Dakota

Total Heavy Equipment Operator Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
68 $45,788 $34,000 $61,000 1.64
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
Heavy Equipment Operator Jobs in North Dakota

5. California

Total Heavy Equipment Operator Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,454 $58,894 $43,000 $79,000 0.8
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
Heavy Equipment Operator Jobs in California

6. Wisconsin

Total Heavy Equipment Operator Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
211 $52,782 $39,000 $70,000 0.78
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
Heavy Equipment Operator Jobs in Wisconsin

7. New Jersey

Total Heavy Equipment Operator Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
191 $59,854 $44,000 $80,000 0.44
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
Heavy Equipment Operator Jobs in New Jersey

8. Minnesota

Total Heavy Equipment Operator Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
231 $53,871 $40,000 $72,000 0.72
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
Heavy Equipment Operator Jobs in Minnesota

9. Hawaii

Total Heavy Equipment Operator Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
15 $67,837 $50,000 $91,000 0.39
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
Heavy Equipment Operator Jobs in Hawaii

10. Washington

Total Heavy Equipment Operator Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
338 $53,871 $39,000 $72,000 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
Heavy Equipment Operator Jobs in Washington

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Heavy Equipment Operator

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

Detailed list of the best states for a Heavy Equipment Operator

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