The average rate for a Heavy Machine Operator is AU$25.81 per hour.

AU$28,187 - AU$91,016
(Median)
AU$28K
AU$56K
AU$91K
MEDIAN: AU$56,000
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90%

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AU$21.27 - AU$36.61
(Median)
AU$21
AU$26
AU$37
MEDIAN: AU$25.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$31KAU$62KAU$93K
Salary
AU$28,187 - AU$91,016  
   
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$43,981 - AU$82,488  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$16AU$32AU$48
Hourly Rate
AU$21.27 - AU$36.61  
   
Overtime
AU$28.00 - AU$45.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$32KAU$64KAU$96K
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$43,981 - AU$82,488  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 100
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Pay by Experience Level for Heavy Machine Operator

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 17%

National Average
AU$56,000

Experienced
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
medical benefits
Vision: 5%
dental benefits
None: 90%
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