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Shovel Loader Operator Salary

$39,144 (USD)

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Last updated: June 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Shovel Loader Operator is $39,144 a year and $19 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Shovel Loader Operator is between $29,508 and $47,109. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates heel-boom log loader equipped with cable, hydraulic, or pneumatically controlled grapples to load logs onto log trucks.
  • Selects logs to be loaded according to specie and size required to attain balanced and compact load.
  • May be designated according to type of machine operated as shovel-loader operator.
Shovel Loader Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Hoist and Winch Operators

Job family population: 3,080

Estimated population of Shovel Loader Operator jobs: 115

Rate of error: 9.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
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 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), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

Shovel Loader Operator Job Listings for United States

Forklift Operator - 188215
Jun 11
Las Vegas, NV, USA
Nexeo HR Solutions
Load, unload, and stage products and materials * Operate forklift (sit down forklift propane ... Clean, sweep, and shovel production areas * Adhere to safety policies and procedures ​ ...
Excavator Operator
May 24
Bismarck, ND, USA
Prairie View Landscaping & Nursery, Inc.
Operate Heavy Equipment: skid steer, loader, excavator, dozer efficiently and safely Uses shovel to dig trenches and holes of specified length, depth and with, around utilities. Remover loosened ...
Seasonal - Asphalt / Paving / Operators
Jun 12
Pendleton, OR, USA
Knife River Corporation - North Dakota division
Shovel black top as needed * Assist laborers, operators, and/or truck dumping * Travel required ... load securement. * Performs other duties as assigned. Additional Information: Knife River is an ...
SIMON | Equipment Operator/Laborer - Sheridan, WY
Apr 4
... loaders, backhoes, skid steers, excavators, and other mobile equipment used in completion of ... heavy shoveling, installing pipeand other assigned tasks Operate other tools and equipment as ...
General Labor Manufacturing
Mar 25
Wood Dale, IL, USA
Champion Container Corporation
Load materials and products into machines and equipment, or onto conveyors, using hand tools and ... Shovel or scoop materials into containers, machines, or equipment for processing, storage, or ...
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