Average Operations Engineer Salary in Australia

AU$77,023
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AU$6,250
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The average salary for an Operations Engineer in Australia is AU$77,023.
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AU$55k
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AU$77k
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AU$119k
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MEDIAN AU$77,023
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AU$55k - AU$119k
Bonus
AU$2k - AU$13k
Total Pay
AU$57k - AU$125k

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Job Description for Operations Engineer

Operations Engineer Tasks
  • Support and design technical operations, including physical layout of equipment.
  • Coordinate and negotiate between involved parties to meet goals.
  • Lead cost savings, cleanliness, quality, or other initiatives.
  • Document existing operational processes, equipment, and processes.

Career Paths

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Operations Engineer
Technical Operations Manager
First-Line Supervisor / Manager of Produ...
Production Team leader
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Pay by Experience Level for Operations Engineer

An early career Operations Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$67,664 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Operations Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$86,389 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Operations Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$95,642 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Operations Engineer in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 24.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Brisbane, Queensland (6.6% more) and Melbourne, Victoria (0.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (21.2% less) and Perth, Western Australia (8.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 31 survey responses.
Early Career
54.8%
Mid Career
25.8%
Experienced
19.4%

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