14 Excavator Operator (Site Cuts)
Coast Cat Excavations
Ormeau, Queensland

WE ARE SEEKING A SELF MOTIVATED EXCAVATOR OPERATOR TO JOIN OUR FAST GROWING FAMILY EARTH-MOVING BUSINESS BASED AT ORMEAU. OUR COMPANY HAS BEEN ESTABLI...

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Labourer/Roller Operator
FindStaff Pty Ltd
Rockhampton, Queensland

$30 - $35 per hour plus OT availableOngoing RolesWeekly PayOur clients in the Rockhampton area are looking for experienced Labourers and Roller Operat...

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Horizontal Directional Driller & Tracker Required
Auscom QLD Pty Ltd
Sunshine Coast, Queensland

We are looking for an experienced Directional Driller and Tracker to form a Drill Crew to join our team for work predominantly on the Sunshine Coast a...

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Piling Rig Operators and Offsiders
Davbridge Constructions
Brisbane

Davbridge Constructions is a mid tier civil contractor with over 25 years experience in the industry.  We are industry specialists concentrating on Br...

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COMBO & EXCAVATOR OPERATORS - NORTHERN NSW & BRISBANE
Baden Civil Contracting
Clear Island Waters, Queensland

Baden Civil are seeking to employ the following plant operators for Gold Coast and Brisbane based projects:FINAL TRIM 30T GPS EXCAVATOR OPERATORS and5...

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How much do Backhoe Operator earn in Australia? The average salary of Backhoe Operator is $67,692 in Australia
$67,692 /yr
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Average $67,692
Range $60K - $70K
Last updated February 26 2021
The average pay range for Backhoe Operator is between $60K and $70K. Salaries vary from a low of $50K up to $90K per year. The average number of Backhoe Operator roles advertised per month is 3 in Australia between March 2020 and February 2021.
What are the most common skills required to be a Backhoe Operator? The most common skills required for a Backhoe Operator are:
Construction Construction Coal Construction Drilling Accreditation Construction Contracts Drainage Earthmoving Engineering Excavation Excel FIFO Healthcare Iron Bobcat Coal Construction CPR Drilling Driving Earthmoving Engineering Excavation Excel Healthcare Installation Iron Lifting
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These skills are most commonly found in Backhoe Operator job advertisements and position descriptions.

Last updated February 28 2021
Which recruitment agencies have the largest number of Plant & Machinery Operators roles in Australia?
See which recruitment agencies advertise the most Plant & Machinery Operators roles. See what salaries they paid for Plant & Machinery Operators in Australia. See how they compare to the average Plant & Machinery Operators salary of $67,800.
Chandler Macleod Group
Townsville (60%), Brisbane (15%), Perth (15%), Adelaide (6%) +2 others
1,033

$92K-$112K

($34,600)

$92K-$112K
($34,600)
Thiess Pty Ltd
Townsville (61%), Brisbane (33%), Newcastle (4%), Perth (2%)
433

$108K-$132K

($52,639)

$108K-$132K
($52,639)
WorkPac - Western Australia
Perth (100%)
422

$87K-$107K

($29,731)

$87K-$107K
($29,731)
Programmed Skilled Workforce
Perth (100%)
400

$103K-$126K

($47,085)

$103K-$126K
($47,085)
Corestaff Perth
Perth (97%), Adelaide (1%), Brisbane (1%)
283

$95K-$117K

($39,060)

$95K-$117K
($39,060)
Last Updated February 26 2021
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How many years does it take to become a Backhoe Operator?
Most candidates undertake an average of 2 years Building & Construction prior to being appointed as a Backhoe Operator.
Average Building & Construction required to become a Backhoe Operator
Last updated March 01 2021
Most candidates have on average 9 years working experience prior to becoming a Backhoe Operator.
Average Building & Construction required to become a Backhoe Operator
Last updated March 01 2021
Where are Plant & Machinery Operators in Australia sourced from?
Plant & Machinery Operators are sourced from
these companies
BIG W
Coles
Coles Supermarket
Woolworths
Tabcorp
Plant & Machinery Operators are sourced in Australia are most likely to be sourced from these schools
TAFE
La Trobe University
Griffith University
Macquarie University
RMIT University
Last updated February 26 2021
Where are most Backhoe Operator roles located in Australia?
Adelaide 9 / 26%
Brisbane 6 / 17%
Melbourne 6 / 17%
Gold Coast 3 / 9%
Perth 3 / 9%
Last updated February 26 2021
Which locations in Australia pay the most for Backhoe Operator?
Melbourne ($78K)
Canberra ($75K)
Townsville ($75K)
Adelaide ($68K)
Perth ($68K)
Last updated February 26 2021