How much does a Operator make?

Updated Jan. 19, 2022
US$44,292 /yr
Average Base Pay

3,325 salaries

US$27K

Low

US$44K

Average

US$74K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Operator make? The national average salary for a Operator is $44,292 in United States. Filter by location to see Operator salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 3,325 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Operator employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Operator$64,002 /yr
L3
Senior Operator$64,067 /yr
L4
Operator IV$72,268 /yr
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City of Toronto

Operator

$124,089

 /yr
Range: $119K - $153K
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$119K

$153K

$118,799 - $152,953 Range

Ledcor
3.7

Ledcor

Operator - Hourly

$41

 /hr
Range: $34 - $50

$34

$50

$34 - $50 Range

TTC (Toronto Transit Commission)
3.8

TTC (Toronto Transit Commission)

Operator - Hourly

$37

 /hr
Range: $26 - $46

$26

$46

$26 - $46 Range

WS Tyler
2.7

WS Tyler

Operator - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $17 - $28

$17

$28

$17 - $28 Range

Cold Lake
3.2

Cold Lake

Operator - Hourly

$30

 /hr
Range: $27 - $33

$27

$33

$27 - $33 Range

Terrapure Environmental
3.3

Terrapure Environmental

Operator - Hourly

$26

 /hr
Range: $21 - $30

$21

$30

$21 - $30 Range

Cenovus
3

Cenovus

Operator

$119,424

 /yr
Range: $99K - $223K

$99K

$223K

$98,624 - $223,394 Range

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Secure Energy Services
3.9

Secure Energy Services

Operator - Hourly

$31

 /hr
Range: $27 - $32

$27

$32

$27 - $32 Range

McRae's Environmental Services
3.5

McRae's Environmental Services

Operator - Hourly

$39

 /hr
Range: $33 - $41

$33

$41

$33 - $41 Range

a.p.i Alarm
2.2

a.p.i Alarm

Operator - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $15 - $20

$15

$20

$15 - $20 Range

GFL Environmental
3.3

GFL Environmental

Operator - Hourly

$28

 /hr
Range: $19 - $40

$19

$40

$19 - $40 Range

Ipex
3.5

Ipex

Operator - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $15 - $25

$15

$25

$15 - $25 Range

Tervita
3.8

Tervita

Operator - Hourly

$34

 /hr
Range: $31 - $43

$31

$43

$31 - $43 Range

3.9

Husky Energy

Operator

$108,435

 /yr
Range: $97K - $116K

$97K

$116K

$96,564 - $115,601 Range

Canadian Natural
3.6

Canadian Natural

Operator - Hourly

$45

 /hr
Range: $37 - $52

$37

$52

$37 - $52 Range

Carbon Engineering
3.7

Carbon Engineering

Operator

$65,000

 /yr
Range: $64K - $68K

$64K

$68K

$63,787 - $67,500 Range

Richardson International
3.8

Richardson International

Operator - Hourly

$27

 /hr
Range: $23 - $28

$23

$28

$23 - $28 Range

Suncor
3.6

Suncor

Operator

$113,601

 /yr
Range: $90K - $120K

$90K

$120K

$90,300 - $120,000 Range

City of Edmonton
3.8

City of Edmonton

Operator

$70,067

 /yr
Range: $58K - $80K

$58K

$80K

$57,505 - $79,513 Range

Canadian Natural
3.6

Canadian Natural

Operator - Contractor

$70,000

 /yr
Range: $48K - $85K

$48K

$85K

$48,000 - $84,813 Range

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Frequently asked questions about an Operator salaries

The national average salary for an Operator is $64,002 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see an Operator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 403 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Operator employees.

The highest salary for an Operator in Canada is $104,096 per year.

The lowest salary for an Operator in Canada is $39,350 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$116,618
per year
An Operator in the Calgary Area area reported making $116,618 per year
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8-10 years experience
Calgary Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$29
hourly
A Thermoformer Operator in the Quebec Area area reported making $29 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Quebec Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$68,000
per year
A Building Operator in the Vancouver Area area reported making $68,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$67,500
per year
An Operator in the Vancouver Area area reported making $67,500 per year
Additional Pay
$7k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$35
hourly
A Transit Operator in the Vancouver Area area reported making $35 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$15
hourly
A Rider Operator in the Toronto Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$39
hourly
A Nuclear Operator in the Toronto Area area reported making $39 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Contract
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Government
$25
hourly
A Robot Operator in the Toronto Area area reported making $25 per hour
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public