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Hydrovac Operator Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$60,994 (USD)

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The average pay for a Hydrovac Operator is $60,994 a year and $29 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Hydrovac Operator is between $44,490 and $74,771. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • 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 New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

Job family population: 365,300

Estimated population of Hydrovac Operator jobs: 54,379

Rate of error: 0.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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