Equipment Operator salary in the United States

Average salary
Based on 11,397 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Equipment Operators make?
The average total salary for a Equipment Operator is $45,000 per year. This is based on data from 11,397 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Equipment Operator and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Equipment Operator salary can vary between $20,000 to $97,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Equipment Operator salary by location

Equipment Operator salary by company

Average salary per year*
Salary range**
Exelon Generation, Oswego County, NY
11 income tax records
$102K – $146K
Georgia Ports Authority, Chatham County, GA
12 income tax records
$60K – $150K
City Of Phoenix, Maricopa County, AZ
15 income tax records
$32K – $55K
State Of Delaware, Kent County, DE
15 income tax records
$38K – $54K
US Department Of Defense, Ventura County, CA
11 income tax records
$25K – $60K
Bimart, Lane County, OR
10 income tax records
$30K – $61K
Costco Wholesale, San Joaquin County, CA
13 income tax records
$27K – $51K
City Of San Antonio, Bexar County, TX
14 income tax records
$32K – $48K
Ulta Beauty, Franklin County, PA
10 income tax records
$22K – $45K

Equipment Operator demographics in United States

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59% are single
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41% are married
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38% have kids
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38% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Equipment Operators in United States

11,397 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a equipment operator in the United States is $45,000 per year. Equipment operator salaries in the United States can vary between $20,000 to $97,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 11,397 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as equipment operator.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for equipment operators in the United States: Exelon Generation ($135,500 a year), Georgia Ports Authority ($93,500 a year), and City of Phoenix ($43,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for equipment operators in the United States: Syracuse Metro Area, NY ($88,500 a year), Anchorage Metro Area, AK ($69,500 a year), and New York Metro Area, NY ($61,500 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.