Heavy Machine Operator Salary

The average pay for a Heavy Machine Operator is AU$25.82 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Machine Operation is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$28,692 - AU$118,412
(Median)
AU$29K
AU$60K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$59,955
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AU$20.24 - AU$37.53
(Median)
AU$20
AU$26
AU$38
MEDIAN: AU$25.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$28,692 - AU$118,412  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$2,035  
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$41,307 - AU$90,164  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 33
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$19AU$38AU$57
Hourly Rate
AU$20.24 - AU$37.53  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$5.60  
Overtime
AU$26.20 - AU$54.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$2,035  
   
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$41,307 - AU$90,164  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 140
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Heavy Machine Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Entry-Level
0%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
AU$57,000

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
medical benefits
Vision: 1%
dental benefits
None: 89%
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