How much does a Heavy Equipment Operator make?

Updated Jan. 21, 2022
US$47,447 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,347 salaries

US$32K

Low

US$70K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Heavy Equipment Operator make? The national average salary for a Heavy Equipment Operator is $47,447 in United States. Filter by location to see Heavy Equipment Operator salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,347 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Heavy Equipment Operator employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Heavy Equipment Operator$75,380 /yr
L3
Heavy Equipment Operator III$66,332 /yr
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Suncor
3.6

Suncor

Heavy Equipment Operator - Hourly

$49

 /hr
Range: $47 - $68
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$47

$68

$47 - $68 Range

Fort McKay Group of Companies
3

Fort McKay Group of Companies

Heavy Equipment Operator - Hourly

$39

 /hr
Range: $30 - $44

$30

$44

$30 - $44 Range

Clearstream Energy Services
2.9

Clearstream Energy Services

Heavy Equipment Operator - Hourly

$42

 /hr
Range: $32 - $53

$32

$53

$32 - $53 Range

Teck Resources
4.1

Teck Resources

Heavy Equipment Operator - Hourly

$42

 /hr
Range: $35 - $54

$35

$54

$35 - $54 Range

NACG
3.7

NACG

Heavy Equipment Operator - Hourly

$41

 /hr
Range: $28 - $57

$28

$57

$28 - $57 Range

Imperial Oil
3.6

Imperial Oil

Heavy Equipment Operator

$167,390

 /yr
Range: $126K - $215K

$126K

$215K

$125,662 - $215,261 Range

Ledcor
3.7

Ledcor

Heavy Equipment Operator - Hourly

$40

 /hr
Range: $32 - $41

$32

$41

$32 - $41 Range

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CN
3.2

CN

Heavy Equipment Operator - Hourly

$37

 /hr
Range: $32 - $37

$32

$37

$32 - $37 Range

Aecon
4.1

Aecon

Heavy Equipment Operator - Hourly

$41

 /hr
Range: $37 - $53

$37

$53

$37 - $53 Range

Syncrude
4.1

Syncrude

Heavy Equipment Operator - Hourly

$60

 /hr
Range: $38 - $65

$38

$65

$38 - $65 Range

The Bouchier Group
3.7

The Bouchier Group

Heavy Equipment Operator - Hourly

$38

 /hr
Range: $31 - $50

$31

$50

$31 - $50 Range

Thompson Brothers Construction
3.3

Thompson Brothers Construction

Heavy Equipment Operator - Hourly

$35

 /hr
Range: $34 - $38

$34

$38

$34 - $38 Range

Clearstream
3.8

Clearstream

Heavy Equipment Operator - Hourly

$41

 /hr
Range: $34 - $44

$34

$44

$34 - $44 Range

Shell
4.1

Shell

Heavy Equipment Operator - Hourly

$66

 /hr
Range: $63 - $79

$63

$79

$63 - $79 Range

Waste Management
3.7

Waste Management

Heavy Equipment Operator - Hourly

$31

 /hr
Range: $28 - $31

$28

$31

$28 - $31 Range

Syncrude
4.1

Syncrude

Heavy Equipment Operator - Monthly Intern

$4,771

 /mo
Range: $5K - $9K

$5K

$9K

$4,544 - $8,653 Range

Hillsborough Resources

Heavy Equipment Operator - Hourly

$35

 /hr
Range: $35 - $35

$35

$35

$35 - $35 Range

KMC Mining
3.5

KMC Mining

Heavy Equipment Operator - Hourly

$43

 /hr
Range: $41 - $51

$41

$51

$41 - $51 Range

Sureway Construction Management
3.6

Sureway Construction Management

Heavy Equipment Operator - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $24 - $32

$24

$32

$24 - $32 Range

Kidco Construction
2.7

Kidco Construction

Heavy Equipment Operator - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $25 - $37

$25

$37

$25 - $37 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Heavy Equipment Operator salaries

The national average salary for a Heavy Equipment Operator is $75,380 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Heavy Equipment Operator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 194 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Heavy Equipment Operator employees.

The highest salary for a Heavy Equipment Operator in Canada is $111,637 per year.

The lowest salary for a Heavy Equipment Operator in Canada is $50,898 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent heavy equipment operator salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$57,600
per year
A Heavy Equipment Operator in the Toronto Area area reported making $57,600 per year
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3-4 years experience
Toronto Area area
 
Full-time
Government
$66,425
per year
A Heavy Equipment Operator in the Winnipeg Area area reported making $66,425 per year
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8-10 years experience
Winnipeg Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$37
hourly
An Equipment Operator in the Edmonton Area area reported making $37 per hour
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8-10 years experience
Edmonton Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$80,000
per year
A Crane Operator in the Toronto Area area reported making $80,000 per year
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10+ years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$23
hourly
A Lift Truck Operator in the Toronto Area area reported making $23 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$36
hourly
An Artisan HEAVY EQUIPMENT MACHINIC in the Saskatoon Area area reported making $36 per hour
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10+ years experience
Saskatoon Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public