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The average driver operator heavy equipment salary in District of Columbia, United States is $45,746 or an hourly rate of $22. This is 12% higher (+$4,817) than the average driver operator heavy equipment salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,249.
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An entry level driver operator heavy equipment (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $36,021. On the other end, a senior level driver operator heavy equipment (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $57,364.

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Job Description
Operate one or several types of power construction equipment, such as motor graders, bulldozers, scrapers, compressors, pumps, derricks, shovels, tractors, or front-end loaders to excavate, move, and grade earth, erect structures, or pour concrete or other hard surface pavement. May repair and maintain equipment in addition to other duties. Excludes “Crane and Tower Operators" (53-7021) and “Extraction Workers” (47-5000).

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