Construction equipment operators are most often employed by the Construction industry. The average yearly wage for Construction equipment operators was $51,154 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Construction equipment operators by wage are Avionics technicians, Water & wastewater treatment plant & system operators, and Graphic designers.
Construction equipment operators are part of the Construction & Extraction Occupations, along with Firstline supervisors of construction trades & extraction workers, Boilermakers, Carpenters, Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers, Cement masons, concrete finishers, & terrazzo workers, and 28 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Construction equipment operators are Rural Nevada PUMA, NV, Panhandle & Northwest Oklahoma PUMA, OK, and Greene, Daviess, Owen, Orange & Martin Counties PUMA, IN. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Construction equipment operators are Panhandle & Northwest Oklahoma PUMA, OK, Rural Nevada PUMA, NV, and Concho Valley COG & Permian Basin Regional Planning Commission (East) PUMA, TX.