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Civil Estimator - Excellent package - Roads & Civil projects
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How much do Backhoe Operator earn in Australia? The average salary of Backhoe Operator is $65,512 in Australia
$65,512 /yr
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Average $65,512
Range $60K - $70K
Last updated September 03 2021
The average pay range for Backhoe Operator is between $60K and $70K. Salaries vary from a low of $40K up to $90K per year. The average number of Backhoe Operator roles advertised per month is 4 in Australia between October 2020 and August 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 Construction Construction Drainage Engineering Excel Accreditation Construction Drainage Engineering Excavation Excel Haulage Asbestos Bobcat Cement Coal Concrete Construction CPR Drilling Earthmoving Earthworks Engineering Excavation Excel Healthcare Installation Iron
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These skills are most commonly found in Backhoe Operator job advertisements and position descriptions.

Last updated August 31 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 $65,512.
Chandler Macleod Group
Townsville (68%), Brisbane (13%), Perth (12%), Adelaide (4%) +2 others
1,518

$88K-$111K

($34,415)

$88K-$111K
($34,415)
WorkPac - Western Australia
Perth (119%)
572

$86K-$105K

($30,702)

$86K-$105K
($30,702)
Thiess Pty Ltd
Townsville (67%), Brisbane (33%)
560

$99K-$178K

($73,775)

$99K-$178K
($73,775)
Thiess Pty Ltd
Townsville (60%), Brisbane (34%), Newcastle (4%), Perth (2%)
463

$108K-$133K

($55,636)

$108K-$133K
($55,636)
Programmed Skilled Workforce
Perth (100%)
461

$103K-$127K

($50,036)

$103K-$127K
($50,036)
Last Updated September 03 2021
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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 September 21 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 September 21 2021
Where are Plant & Machinery Operators in Australia sourced from?
Plant & Machinery Operators are sourced from
these companies
Woolworths
BIG W
Coles
Coles Supermarket
Kmart
Plant & Machinery Operators are sourced in Australia are most likely to be sourced from these schools
TAFE
Macquarie University
RMIT University
Griffith University
Victoria University
Last updated September 23 2021
Where are most Backhoe Operator roles located in Australia?
Melbourne 9 / 21%
Sydney 9 / 21%
Brisbane 6 / 14%
Adelaide 5 / 12%
Perth 3 / 7%
Last updated September 03 2021
Which locations in Australia pay the most for Backhoe Operator?
Melbourne ($78K)
Townsville ($78K)
Adelaide ($75K)
Canberra ($70K)
Perth ($68K)
Last updated September 03 2021