The average pay for an Excavator Operator is AU$27.81 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$46,152 - AU$98,969
AU$46K
AU$65K
AU$99K
MEDIAN: AU$65,496
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50%
90%
AU$22.61 - AU$35.60
AU$23
AU$28
AU$36
MEDIAN: AU$27.96
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$98K
Salary AU$46,152 - AU$98,969
Bonus AU$3,000
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$47,998 - AU$89,952
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 18
Hourly Data AU$0AU$56
Hourly Rate AU$22.61 - AU$35.60
Hourly Tips AU$0.08
Overtime AU$31.96 - AU$56.15
Annual Data AU$0AU$89K
Bonus AU$3,000
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$47,998 - AU$89,952
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 287

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Pay by Experience Level for Excavator Operator

Pay by Experience for an Excavator Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Excavator Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$56,000 based on 102 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Excavator Operator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$61,000 based on 134 salaries. An experienced Excavator Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$62,000 based on 116 salaries. An Excavator Operator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$62,000 based on 50 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$60,933

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Key Stats for Excavator Operator

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Excavator Operator Salaries

▲3%

▲2%

▲1%

National Average
AU$61,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Excavator Operator Salaries

final trim
▲7%

Excavator Operator
▲5%

National Average
AU$61,000

Machine Operation
▼1%

Global Positioning Systems (GPS)
▼4%

truck driver
▼15%

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 92%
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