The average rate for a Heavy Machine Operator is AU$25.76 per hour.

AU$44,697 - AU$98,122
AU$45K
AU$60K
AU$98K
MEDIAN: AU$60,000
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50%
90%

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AU$21.20 - AU$35.35
AU$21
AU$26
AU$35
MEDIAN: AU$25.76
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$33KAU$66KAU$99K
Salary
AU$44,697 - AU$98,122  
   
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$44,721 - AU$79,212  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$16AU$32AU$48
Hourly Rate
AU$21.20 - AU$35.35  
   
Overtime
AU$30.56 - AU$45.62  
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$44,721 - AU$79,212  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 87

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Pay by Experience Level for Heavy Machine Operator

Pay by Experience for a Heavy Machine Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Heavy Machine Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 48 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Heavy Machine Operator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Heavy Machine Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 33 salaries. A Heavy Machine Operator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 16 salaries.

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Key Stats for Heavy Machine Operator

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
15%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Heavy Machine Operator Salaries

Late-Career
▲20%

National Average
AU$57,000

▼1%

Experienced
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼3%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 91%