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Hydrovac Operator Salary

$53,311 (USD)

Average Salary

$26/hr

Average Hourly

$1,541

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 05, 2019

The average pay for a Hydrovac Operator is $53,311 a year and $26 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Hydrovac Operator is between $38,886 and $65,352. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Operates Hydrovac trucks and equipment in a safe and professional manner for the successful completion of hydro excavation projects, such as utility line exposure, debris removal, slot trenching, and digging.
  • Drives Hydrovac truck to and from work sites.
  • Inspects job site for any safety concerns or hazards, inspects grounding and/or bonding procedures for Hydrovac operation, and sets up and breaks down equipment.
  • Ensures Hydrovac truck equipment and components are in good working condition; performs daily inspections and routine maintenance, such as servicing, greasing, and minor repairs; and performs pre and post trip inspections
Hydrovac Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

Job family population: 383,480

Estimated population of Hydrovac Operator jobs: 57,085

Rate of error: 0.8%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$61,802
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Hydrovac Operator Job Listings for United States

Hydrovac Operator CDL A or B - Reno
Nov 21
Reno, NV, USA
Badger
Now Hiring - CDL Drivers at Badger Daylighting is expanding and seeking professional Hydrovac Operators to join the largest Hydrovac business in North America. MUST HAVE A MINIMUM CLASS "A" or "B" CD ...
Hydrovac Operator CDL A or B - Portland/Clackamas
Nov 7
Clackamas, OR, USA
Badger
Now Hiring - CDL Drivers at Badger Daylighting is expanding and seeking professional Hydrovac Operators to join the largest Hydrovac business in North America. MUST HAVE A MINIMUM CLASS "A" or "B" CD ...
Hydrovac Operator CDL A or B - Columbus
Oct 15
Columbus, OH, USA
Badger
Now Hiring - CDL Drivers at Badger Daylighting is expanding and seeking professional Hydrovac Operators to join the largest Hydrovac business in North America. MUST HAVE A MINIMUM CLASS "A" or "B" CD ...
Hydrovac Operator
Oct 31
us
NG Construction & Environmental
Run, Operate, Maintain a 2017 or newer Hydrovac Truck. Log tickets, Safety forms and other relevant information with Ipad. Operate in a safe and customer friendly environment. Follow DOT regulations.
Hydro Vac Operator
Dec 4
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Clean Harbors
Driving and operating hydrovac units; * Completing tasks associated with daylighting excavation, trenching and shoring; * Rigging equipment in and out; * Performing pre and post trip inspections

The average pay for a Hydrovac Operator is $53,311 a year and $26 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Hydrovac Operator is between $38,886 and $65,352. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Hydrovac Operator CDL A or B - Reno
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Hydrovac Operator CDL A or B - Portland/Clackamas
Nov 7
Clackamas, OR, USA
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Now Hiring - CDL Drivers at Badger Daylighting is expanding and seeking professional Hydrovac Operators to join the largest Hydrovac business in North America. MUST HAVE A MINIMUM CLASS "A" or "B" CD ...
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