Average Excavator Operator Hourly Pay in Sydney, New South Wales

AU$31.36
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AU$1,500
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The average hourly pay for an Excavator Operator in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$31.36.
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A$25.22
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A$31.36
90%
A$39.95
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AU$25 - AU$40
Bonus
AU$0 - AU$1,500
Total Pay
AU$51,194 - AU$93,062
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Job Description for Excavator Operator

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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Popular Skills for Excavator Operator

Skills in Machine Operation, Heavy Equipment Operation, Equipment Maintenance and Safety Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Excavator Operator

An early career Excavator Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$29.03 based on 24 salaries. A mid-career Excavator Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$32.19 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Excavator Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$32.66 based on 36 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$35.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Hobart, Tasmania (19.7% less), Newcastle, New South Wales (15.7% less) and Adelaide, South Australia (13.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 101 survey responses.
Early Career
23.8%
Mid Career
25.7%
Experienced
35.6%
Late Career
14.9%

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