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Stripping Shovel Operator Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$49,249 (USD)

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The average pay for a Stripping Shovel Operator is $49,249 a year and $24 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Stripping Shovel Operator is between $36,774 and $59,621. 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 stripping shovel to remove overburden at strip mine or open pit preparatory to extracting operations: moves levers and depresses pedals to scoop up blast-loosened dirt and rock from top of coal, ore, or rock seam and to deposit overburden in void left by preceding strip.
  • Piles heavy rock at base and lighter materials on top to build permanent spoil pile.
  • Signals bulldozer operator i, to scrape scattered rock and dirt into pile within reach of shovel.
  • May repair and replace shovel parts, such as gears, bearings, and bucket teeth, using handtools.
Stripping Shovel Operator Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

Job family population: 45,450

Estimated population of Stripping Shovel Operator jobs: 2,930

Rate of error: 2.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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