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Dredge Operators

Operate dredge to remove sand, gravel, or other materials in waterways.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Above the statewide median

$22.56 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:


Growth rate:  5%    Read more about outlook

Education:

High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Control pumps or pumping equipment.
  • Operate cranes, hoists, or other moving or lifting equipment.
  • Operate excavation equipment.
  • Direct material handling or moving activities.
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