Average Experienced Excavator Operator Hourly Pay in Adelaide, South Australia

AU$30.00
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AU$30
Bonus
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Excavator Operator in Adelaide, South Australia is AU$30.00.
25%
A$25.13
MEDIAN
A$30
75%
A$33.48
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Hourly Rate
AU$25 - AU$33
Bonus
AU$0 - AU$30
Total Pay
AU$47,323 - AU$79,463
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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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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Excavator Operators?

An early career Excavator Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$27.04 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Excavator Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$27.47 based on 12 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 Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 9.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (7.6% more) and Melbourne, Victoria (6.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Hobart, Tasmania (18.3% less), Gold Coast, Queensland (5.0% less) and Newcastle, New South Wales (1.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 27 survey responses.
Early Career
37.0%
Mid Career
44.4%
Late Career
18.5%

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