Equipment Operator salary in California

Average salary
Based on 703 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Equipment Operators make?
The average total salary for a Equipment Operator is $48,500 per year. This is based on data from 703 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Equipment Operator and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Equipment Operator salary can vary between $21,000 to $121,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Equipment Operator salary by company

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Salary range**
PG&E, California
12 income tax records
$87K – $157K
BBSI, California
12 income tax records
$20K – $84K
State Of California, California
65 income tax records
$29K – $69K
Costco Wholesale, California
31 income tax records
$28K – $60K
US Department Of Defense, California
22 income tax records
$22K – $60K

Equipment Operator demographics in California

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63% are single
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37% are married
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37% have kids
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35% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Equipment Operators in California

703 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a equipment operator in California is $48,500 per year. Equipment operator salaries in California can vary between $21,000 to $121,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 703 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as equipment operator.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for equipment operators in California: PG&E ($143,000 a year), BBSI ($53,500 a year), and State of California ($51,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for equipment operators in California: Sacramento, CA ($60,500 a year), Modesto, CA ($52,000 a year), and Bakersfield, CA ($45,000 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.