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Operating Engineer Salary
in Charlotte, North Carolina

$53,274 (USD)

Average Salary

$26/hr

Average Hourly

$1,790

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 28, 2020

The average pay for an Operating Engineer is $53,274 a year and $26 an hour in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. The average salary range for an Operating Engineer is between $38,859 and $65,253. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Operating Engineer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates several types of power construction equipment, such as compressors, pumps, hoists, derricks, cranes, shovels, tractors, scrapers, or motor graders, to excavate, move, and grade earth, erect structural and reinforcing steel, and pour concrete or other hard surface paving materials.
Operating Engineer Job Prevalence in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

Job family: Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

Job family population: 383,480

Estimated population of Operating Engineer jobs: 57,085

Rate of error: 0.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
$61,759
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About Charlotte, North Carolina

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Description: Charlotte is the most populous city in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Located in the Piedmont, it is the county seat of Mecklenburg County. In 2018, the U.S. Census Bureau estimated the population was 872,498, making it the 16th-most populous city in the United States. The Charlotte metropolitan area's population ranks 23rd in the U.S., and had a population of 2,569,213, in 2018. The Charlotte metropolitan area is part of a sixteen-county market region or combined statistical area with a 2018 census-estimated population of 2,728,933.Between 2004 and 2014, Charlotte was ranked as the country's fastest-growing...

Operating Engineer Job Listings for Charlotte, North Carolina

SailPoint Operations Engineer
Nov 14
Tempe, United States
Request Technology, LLC
Prestigious Fortune 500 Company is currently seeking a SailPoint Operations Engineer. Candidate ... Utilizing knowledge of Oracle databases and their interaction with the Solaris/Linux Operating ...
Engineer Engineer
Jan 22
Charlotte, NC, USA
Kelly Services
... operating conditions, temperature considerations, etc.). Skills, Knowledge and Experience: * BS ... And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm with an unmatched reputation for quality ...
Maintenance Engineer
Jan 17
Salisbury, NC, USA
TIMET
Oversee the development of standard operating procedures for maintenance activities Lead or ... S.) in Engineering from four-year college or university, Electrical Engineering or Mechanical ...
Senior Engineer - RJRT
Dec 22
Wingate, United States
Reynolds American Inc. (RAI)
Senior Engineer - RJRT Date:Jan 16, 2020 Location:Winston-Salem, NC, US Company:RAI Reynolds ... operating manufacturing environment. * Act as a technical resource supporting project teams and ...
Process Controls Engineer
Dec 13
Indian Trail, NC, USA
Kelly Services
Production Supervisors, Lead Hands, and Operators * Engineering Staff Why Kelly®? Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in industry leading ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Operating Engineer is $53,274 a year and $26 an hour in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. The average salary range for an Operating Engineer is between $38,859 and $65,253. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Operating Engineer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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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