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$40,010

Average Base Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$652

Average Bonus
The average excavating contractor salary in United States is $40,010 or an equivalent hourly rate of $19. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $652. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$30,674

Entry Level Salary

$54,294

Senior Level Salary
An entry level excavating contractor (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $30,674. On the other end, a senior level excavating contractor (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $54,294.

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Job Description
Operate or tend machinery equipped with scoops, shovels, or buckets, to excavate and load loose materials. Excludes “Dredge Operators" (53-7031).

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