Average Excavator Operator Hourly Pay in Adelaide, South Australia

AU$27.27
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AU$30
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The average hourly pay for an Excavator Operator in Adelaide, South Australia is AU$27.27.
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A$22.53
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A$27.27
90%
A$33.56
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AU$23 - AU$34
Bonus
AU$0 - AU$30
Total Pay
AU$46,779 - AU$72,549
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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 and Equipment Maintenance 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$25.87 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Excavator Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$27.24 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Excavator Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$28.97 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$31.
Employees with Excavator Operator in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 15.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (13.9% more) and Melbourne, Victoria (12.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Hobart, Tasmania (7.7% less) and Newcastle, New South Wales (1.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 40 survey responses.
Early Career
27.5%
Mid Career
32.5%
Experienced
27.5%
Late Career
12.5%

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