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Grader Operator Salary
in Nebraska, United States

$45,012 (USD)

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Last updated: April 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Grader Operator is $45,012 a year and $22 an hour in Nebraska, United States. The average salary range for a Grader Operator is between $33,016 and $55,042. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Grader Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Nebraska, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates tractor equipped with concave blade attached across front to gouge out, level, and distribute earth and to push trees and rocks from land preparatory to constructing roads and buildings or planting crops, or in mining, quarrying, and lumbering operations.
  • Fastens attachments to tractor with clevis or wedge-pin hitches.
  • Connects hydraulic hoses, belts, mechanical linkage, or power takeoff shaft to tractor to provide power to raise, lower, or tilt attachment.
  • Moves levers and depresses pedals to maneuver tractor and raise, lower, and tilt attachment to clear right-of-way.
Grader Operator Job Prevalence in Nebraska, United States

Job family: Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

Job family population: 365,300

Estimated population of Grader Operator jobs: 21,772

Rate of error: 0.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Grader Operator Job Listings for Nebraska, United States

Equipment Operator
Apr 8
Lincoln, NE, USA
Alter Trading Corporation
Knows quality standards, materials grades, what materials can/cannot be loaded * Utilizes all yard operating equipment including: shag truck, forklifts, skid steer, wheel loader, stationary baler ...
Heavy Equipment Operator
Apr 4
Omaha, NE, USA
LaborMax Staffing
Hiring temporary position for heavy equipment operator Must have minimum of 2 years operating and excavator Drilling holes and setting wicks in a field Must have a minimum of 2 years exp. equipment ...
Heavy Equipment Operator
Mar 28
Omaha, NE, USA
Express Employment Professionals
Machine Operator to run heavy equipment machine. Need experience in at least one of the following machines; Loader, scraper, tractor, excavator or skid steer. When not running machine they will ...
Heavy Equipment Operator
Mar 21
Curtis, NE, USA
BSB Construction, Inc
Construction Company in southwest Nebraska is looking for Heavy Equipment operators to run scraper, blade, dozer, and excavators. We do not use cranes. Work to start immediately. Pre-employment drug ...
Operator - Sidney, NE
Apr 19
Sidney, NE, USA
TelCom Construction
Operating equipment * Site restoration * Cable handling * Locating utilities * Digging trenches Qualifications: * Previous experience operating backhoes, skid steers, tractors, cable plows ...
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