Average Excavator Operator Hourly Pay in Ireland

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The average hourly pay for an Excavator Operator in Ireland is €15.09.
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Hourly Rate
€12 - €19
€483 - €517
Total Pay
€24,272 - €38,809

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Job Description for Excavator Operator

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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Popular Skills for Excavator Operator

Skills in Machine Operation, Heavy Equipment Operation and Safety Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Equipment Maintenance.

Pay by Experience Level for Excavator Operator

An early career Excavator Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of €15.17 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Excavator Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €15.12 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Excavator Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €15.02 based on 76 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of €15.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Excavator Operator in their job title in Cork, Cork earn an average of 9.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dublin, Dublin (2.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Wexford, Wexford (10.5% less) and Limerick, Limerick (5.6% less).

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