How much do heavy equipment operators make a year?

Answer Salaries for heavy-equipment operators depend on experience and location. In 2009, those with one to four years of experience made between $24,229 and $41,068, and those with 20 years or more made ... Read More »

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How much do heavy equipment operators make an hour?

Payscale states that, as of June 2010, heavy equipment operators average between $14.43 and $21.30 an hour. Heavy construction and utility industries pay up to $23.18 per hour.Source:Payscale: Aver... Read More »

On-the-Job Training for Heavy Equipment Operators?

On-the-job training is available for new operators through a formal apprenticeship program with the International Union of Operating Engineers. Union members have the benefit of training on new equ... Read More »

Vocational Schools for Heavy Equipment Operators?

Heavy equipment operators operate large construction and agricultural equipment. Apprenticeship programs offer individuals paid, on-the-job training, while associate degree programs provide an oppo... Read More »

How much does a heavy equipment operator make a year?

A heavy equipment (or construction equipment) operator can earn from $11 to $30 per hour, depending on experience and position. The average heavy equipment operator in 2006 earned between $13.89 an... Read More »