A Front End Loader Operator earns an average wage of AU$24.37 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

AU$44,338 - AU$110,087
AU$44K
AU$61K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$60,504
10%
50%
90%
AU$19.61 - AU$31.09
AU$20
AU$24
AU$31
MEDIAN: AU$24.46
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$110K
Salary AU$44,338 - AU$110,087
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$44,135 - AU$80,653
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 23
Hourly Data AU$0AU$47
Hourly Rate AU$19.61 - AU$31.09
Overtime AU$21.33 - AU$47.50
Annual Data AU$0AU$80K
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$44,135 - AU$80,653
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 92

Job Description for Front End Loader Operator

A front end loader operator is a heavy equipment operator who is usually found on demolition or roadway construction team. Quarries and general contractors also use dedicated personnel to work as operators for this machinery. Individuals in this field of work typically work outdoors and under the direction of a construction foreman or team leader.

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Front End Loader Operator Tasks

  • Operate industrial vehicles to transport materials for production.
  • Maintain and service vehicles regularly.
  • Follow safety procedures, including weight limits, and communicate with other staff.

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Pay by Experience Level for Front End Loader Operator

Pay by Experience for a Front End Loader Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Front End Loader Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$54,000 based on 58 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Front End Loader 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$55,000 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Front End Loader Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$58,000 based on 32 salaries. A Front End Loader 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$58,000 based on 12 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$57,279

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Front End Loader Operator

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Front End Loader Operator Salaries

▲2%

▲2%

National Average
AU$57,000

▼4%

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 91%