The average rate for a Heavy Machine Operator is AU$25.76 per hour.

AU$44,962 - AU$99,665
AU$45K
AU$65K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$65,000
10%
50%
90%
AU$20.96 - AU$35.75
AU$21
AU$26
AU$36
MEDIAN: AU$25.94
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$99K
Salary AU$44,962 - AU$99,665
Bonus AU$2,050
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$44,380 - AU$80,335
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 19
Hourly Data AU$0AU$49
Hourly Rate AU$20.96 - AU$35.75
Overtime AU$31.68 - AU$49.32
Annual Data AU$0AU$80K
Bonus AU$2,050
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$44,380 - AU$80,335
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 104

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Pay by Experience Level for Heavy Machine Operator

Pay by Experience for a Heavy Machine Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Heavy Machine Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$55,000 based on 48 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Heavy Machine 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$56,000 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Heavy Machine Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$56,000 based on 33 salaries. A Heavy Machine 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$68,000 based on 16 salaries.

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Q: What is it like working as a Heavy Machine Operator?

Heavy Machine Operator in Renmark South Australia:
"How dangerous the machines are."
Check pay rates. Check if living away at any time. Check how dangerous the machines are especially with saw blades.

Heavy Machine Operator in Campbellfield:
"It feels great do the job.."
Pros: Find faults and rectifying them..
Cons: When the fault takes a long to figure out.. That's happened on a very rare occasion..

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Key Stats for Heavy Machine Operator

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Heavy Machine Operator Salaries

Late-Career
▲19%

National Average
AU$58,000

▼2%

Experienced
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼4%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 93%
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