Excavator Operator Salary

The average pay for an Excavator Operator is AU$26.50 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

AU$44,365 - AU$104,964
(Median)
AU$44K
AU$67K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$66,879
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AU$20.72 - AU$35.36
(Median)
AU$21
AU$27
AU$35
MEDIAN: AU$26.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$44,365 - AU$104,964  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$1,980  
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$44,626 - AU$87,258  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 59
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$18AU$36AU$54
Hourly Rate
AU$20.72 - AU$35.36  
   
Overtime
AU$29.92 - AU$52.95  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$1,980  
   
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$44,626 - AU$87,258  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 440
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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

National Average: AU$58,904

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Experience Affects Excavator Operator Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 3%


National Average
AU$59,000


Skills That Affect Excavator Operator Salaries

final trim
up arrow 6%

National Average
AU$59,000

Machine Operation
up arrow 6%

truck driver
up arrow 12%

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
26%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
medical benefits
Vision: 2%
dental benefits
None: 91%
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