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Dredge Operator Salary
in Nevada, United States

$44,107 (USD)

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The average pay for a Dredge Operator is $44,107 a year and $21 an hour in Nevada, United States. The average salary range for a Dredge Operator is between $32,935 and $53,396. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Nevada, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates power-driven dredge to excavate and maintain navigable channels in waterways and to mine sand and gravel at bottom of lakes, rivers, and streams: directs workers engaged in placing shore anchors and cables, laying additional lengths of pipes from dredge to shore, and in pumping water from pontoons.
  • Starts and stops engines to operate equipment.
  • Moves levers to place dredge in position for excavation, engage hydraulic pump, raise and lower suction boom, and control rotation of cutterhead.
  • Lowers anchor pole to verify depth of excavation, using winch, or scans depth gauge to determine depth of excavation.
  • Starts power winch that draws in or lets out cable to change position of dredge, or pulls in and lets out cable manually.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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