The average wage for an Excavator Operator in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$30.26 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$22.81 - AU$39.50
AU$23
AU$30
AU$39
MEDIAN: AU$30.26
10%
50%
90%
Hourly Data AU$0AU$59
Hourly Rate AU$22.81 - AU$39.50
Overtime AU$39.83 - AU$59.43
Annual Data AU$0AU$101K
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$45,810 - AU$101,060
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 38

Excavator Operator Job Listings

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 AU$62,000 based on 18 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 AU$70,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Excavator Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$71,000 based on 18 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 AU$71,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Excavator Operator

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Excavator Operator Salaries

▲3%

▲3%

▲1%

National Average
AU$69,000

▼10%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 89%