The average rate for an Excavator Operator is C$26.04 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

C$44,000 - C$68,784
C$59K
MEDIAN: C$58,958
50%

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C$19.59 - C$35.18
C$20
C$26
C$35
MEDIAN: C$26.04
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$28KC$56KC$84K
Salary
C$58,958  
   
Bonus
C$2,000  
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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C$41,250 - C$81,252  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$19C$38C$57
Hourly Rate
C$19.59 - C$35.18  
   
Overtime
C$28.59 - C$55.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$2,000  
   
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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C$41,250 - C$81,252  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 100

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Pay by Experience Level for Excavator Operator

Pay by Experience for an Excavator Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Excavator Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 41 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Excavator 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 40 salaries. An experienced Excavator Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 40 salaries. An Excavator Operator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 22 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$56,988

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Key Stats for Excavator Operator

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Excavator Operator Salaries

Late-Career
▲9%

▲5%

National Average
C$57,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
no benefits
None: 44%