After sharing average hourly wage data for construction laborers, ranked by state, a little over a week ago, I've decided to begin doing the same for the other many different construction related professions. Our second profession that we'll be analyzing will be heavy equipment operators
The average heavy equipment operator salary in Sacramento, California is $60,543 or an equivalent hourly rate of $29. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Sacramento, California.
International Union of Operating Engineers Heavy Equipment Operators earn $40,000 annually, or $19 per hour, which is equal to the national average for all Heavy Equipment Operators at $40,000 annually and 42% lower than the national salary average for all working Americans.