Top Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years Programs - 2023

Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation programs prepare individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to operate and maintain a variety of heavy equipment, such as a crawler tractors, motor graders and scrapers, shovels, rigging devices, hoists, and jacks. Includes instruction in digging, ditching, sloping, stripping, grading, and backfiling, clearing and excavating.

Students majoring in Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation can be awarded a degree up to a Associates degree. On average, 93% percent of men and 7% percent of women make up the degrees awarded across all college campuses. Of all the US states, Missouri is where degrees in Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation are most commonly granted. The average annual income for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation is $47,900.

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437
Total Males
407
Total Females
30

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  • Total Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years Degree

    437

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See where Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation is the most popular major in the U.S.
This heat map represents the states that have the highest percent of Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation degrees compared to all other degrees awarded in that state.
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Top Colleges for Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation

The top ranked institutions for Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation majors include The University of Montana, Utah State University and State Technical College of Missouri with 6 students receiving degrees in Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation at The University of Montana. Learn more about college options in the table below.

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Careers for Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation Majors

Majoring in Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation, your education could lead you towards different careers. Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation majors go on to pursue jobs including Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators and Highway Maintenance Workers which are in high demand. Some of the top paying jobs for Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation majors include Pile Driver Operators, Crane and Tower Operators and Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators.

Top Paying Careers for Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation

  1. Pile Driver Operators   (Median Wage: $76,260)
  2. Crane and Tower Operators   (Median Wage: $62,240)
  3. Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators   (Median Wage: $61,690)
  4. Continuous Mining Machine Operators   (Median Wage: $60,300)
  5. Hoist and Winch Operators   (Median Wage: $52,300)
  6. Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators   (Median Wage: $48,360)
  7. Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators   (Median Wage: $46,960)
  8. Logging Equipment Operators   (Median Wage: $46,400)
  9. Dredge Operators   (Median Wage: $46,210)
  10. Highway Maintenance Workers   (Median Wage: $45,880)
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