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How much do Backhoe Operator earn in Australia? The average salary of Backhoe Operator is $79,166 in Australia
$79,166 /yr
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Average $79,166
Range $80K - $90K
Last updated January 20 2023
The average pay range for Backhoe Operator is between $80K and $90K. Salaries vary from a low of $50K up to $100K per year. The average number of Backhoe Operator roles advertised per month is 3 in Australia between January 2022 and August 2022.
What are the most common skills required to be a Backhoe Operator? The most common skills required for a Backhoe Operator are:
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These skills are most commonly found in Backhoe Operator job advertisements and position descriptions.

Last updated December 31 2022
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 $79,166.
Chandler Macleod Group
Townsville (72%), Perth (12%), Brisbane (9%), Newcastle (4%) +2 others



Thiess Pty Ltd
Townsville (74%), Brisbane (25%), Cairns (1%)



Programmed Skilled Workforce
Perth (60%), Brisbane (22%), Newcastle (14%), Adelaide (4%)



Cleanaway Operations Pty Ltd
Brisbane (47%), Perth (31%), Melbourne (21%), Adelaide (1%)



Perth (100%)



Last Updated April 22 2022
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How many years does it take to become a Backhoe Operator?
Most candidates undertake an average of 5 years Building & Construction prior to being appointed as a Backhoe Operator.
Average Building & Construction required to become a Backhoe Operator
Last updated January 25 2023
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 January 25 2023
Where are Plant & Machinery Operators in Australia sourced from?
Plant & Machinery Operators are sourced from
these companies
Coles Supermarket
Plant & Machinery Operators are sourced in Australia are most likely to be sourced from these schools
Griffith University
Victoria University
Macquarie University
RMIT University
Last updated January 23 2023
Where are most Backhoe Operator roles located in Australia?
Perth 3 / 33%
Newcastle 2 / 22%
Adelaide 1 / 12%
Brisbane 1 / 11%
Melbourne 1 / 11%
Last updated January 06 2023
Which locations in Australia pay the most for Backhoe Operator?
Perth ($115K)
Melbourne ($95K)
Townsville ($95K)
Adelaide ($85K)
Brisbane ($85K)
Last updated January 06 2023