Heavy Equipment Operator Salary Information

Heavy Equipment Operator salary information, income percentile, mortgage affordability and more.


How much does a heavy equipment operator earn?

Annual salaries range from £18,780 to £36,984. Below is the full range of pay both before and after tax:

Pre-tax £18,780
(£1,565 p/mth)
(£2,191 p/mth)
(£3,082 p/mth)
Pre-tax Income Percentile 33rd 56th 76th
Post-tax £16,308
(£1,359 p/mth)
(£1,785 p/mth)
(£2,390 p/mth)
Post-tax Income Percentile 28th 50th 69th
Percentage Tax Deduction 13% 19% 22%

Heavy equipment operators are construction workers who are specifically responsible for the safe and efficient operation of heavy equipment such as loaders, dump trucks, backhoes and graders. The heavy equipment operator verifies that the machine in use is operating properly and follows all relevant procedures and protocols during use.

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Below are the range of mortgages typically affordable for a single applicant heavy equipment operator:

average gross salary£18,777£26,296£36,979
max mortgage£84,497£118,332£166,406
deposit paid£9,389£13,148£18,490
max purchase price£93,886£131,480£184,896
mortgage repayment p.mth (2.5%|25yr)£383£537£755

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