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Excavator Operator Salary

The average pay for an Excavator Operator is AU$25.91 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$45,110 - AU$117,208
(Median)
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MEDIAN: AU$66,563
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AU$20.00 - AU$34.96
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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$45,110 - AU$117,208  
   
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$42,509 - AU$85,476  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 45
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$17AU$34AU$51
Hourly Rate
AU$20.00 - AU$34.96  
   
Overtime
AU$29.45 - AU$50.98  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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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$42,509 - AU$85,476  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 364
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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

Experience Affects Excavator Operator Salaries



Late-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
AU$58,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

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