Excavator Operator Salary

The average pay for an Excavator Operator is AU$26.02 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in final trim is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$46,364 - AU$111,503
(Median)
AU$46K
AU$67K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$66,563
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AU$20.10 - AU$35.13
(Median)
AU$20
AU$26
AU$35
MEDIAN: AU$26.00
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$46,364 - AU$111,503  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$4,872  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$42,699 - AU$86,139  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 55
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$18AU$36AU$54
Hourly Rate
AU$20.10 - AU$35.13  
   
Overtime
AU$29.30 - AU$51.39  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$4,872  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$42,699 - AU$86,139  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 404

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Pay by Experience Level for Excavator Operator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

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Experience Affects Excavator Operator Salaries


Late-Career
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National Average
AU$58,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 9% dental benefits Dental: 1%
vision benefits Vision: 1% employee benefits None: 91%
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