Average Water Treatment Operator Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$28.30
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AU$5,000
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The average hourly pay for a Water Treatment Operator in Australia is AU$28.30.
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AU$23.53
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AU$28.30
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AU$41.02
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MEDIAN AU$28.30
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Hourly Rate
AU$24 - AU$41
Bonus
AU$0 - AU$5,000
Total Pay
AU$50,284 - AU$94,786

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Job Description for Water Treatment Operator

Water Treatment Operator Tasks
  • Maintain water testing and treatment plant equipment.
  • Maintains documentation and records of plant operations and data.
  • Collect, test, and analyze water samples.
  • Operate wells and chemical feed systems, and oversee store tank levels to ensure compliance with regulations.

Career Paths

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Pay by Experience Level for Water Treatment Operator

An early career Water Treatment Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$27.66 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Water Treatment Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$29.98 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Water Treatment Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$39.50 based on 8 salaries.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 33 survey responses.
Early Career
39.4%
Mid Career
36.4%
Experienced
24.2%

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