There is some money to be made as a heavy equipment operator in the state of Ohio. Operating engineers earned a mean wage of $52,710 in 2015, which is roughly 20% higher than private sector employees in the state. There were nearly 20,000 construction firms located in Ohio in 2014, and 91% were small-businesses with […]
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Heavy equipment operator demand in Michigan is on the rise, mainly because the state is redeveloping at a tremendous rate. There are arguably more large-scale construction projects going on in Michigan than there are in any other state in the U.S. Some examples of recent and upcoming construction breaking ground include a $50,000,000 Menard store […]
Wisconsin is seeing most of its construction employment demands growing in the finishing skills. Jobs such as carpet installers (+39.6%), floor sanders (+33.8%), and drywallers (+17.7%) are in heavy demand throughout the state. That being said, the job increase is a sign of construction growth which in turn has driven up the need for heavy […]
There were over 42,800 construction jobs in Idaho in July of 2016 which was a 12.6% rise from July of 2015. This is a good indicator that heavy equipment operator demand is on the rise in the state, mostly because of the rise in construction in general. Boise would make sense as the best city […]