Excavator Operator Salary (Australia)

The average pay for an Excavator Operator is AU$25.81 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Excavator Operator Total Pay (?
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AU$46,663 - AU$119,033
(Median)
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MEDIAN: AU$68,060
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Excavator Operator Total Pay (?
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AU$19.91 - AU$34.92
(Median)
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MEDIAN: AU$25.00
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National Salary Data

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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$46,663 - AU$119,033  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$5,000  
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$42,510 - AU$85,556  
PayScale
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 363
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$18AU$36AU$54
Hourly Rate
AU$19.91 - AU$34.92  
   
Overtime
AU$29.28 - AU$51.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$5,000  
   
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).
)
AU$42,510 - AU$85,556  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 363
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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

Perth
up arrow 14%
Darwin
up arrow 7%
Gold Coast
up arrow 1%
Adelaide
0%
National Average
AU$58,000
up arrow 1%
Brisbane
up arrow 4%
Canberra
up arrow 11%
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Experience Affects Excavator Operator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 6%
Late-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
AU$58,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
3%
female alumni
 
Male
97%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

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