Average Excavator Operator Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$30.48
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (AUD)
10%
A$24.53
MEDIAN
A$30.48
90%
A$39.22

The average hourly pay for an Excavator Operator is AU$30.48

Hourly Rate
AU$25 - AU$39
Bonus
AU$73 - AU$13k
Total Pay
AU$51k - AU$85k
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What Do Excavator Operators Do?

Excavator Operator Tasks
  • Operate excavator safely to accomplish specified goals.
  • Maintain awareness of site and workers and communicate actions.
  • Maintain, confirm condition of excavator and operate within regulations and safety limits.
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Gender Breakdown

Male
98.9%
Female
1.1%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

3%

Dental

1%

Vision

1%

None

97%