Vacuum Truck Operator / Labourer – Directional Drilling Industry
Jelmac Australia
Kilsyth South, Victoria

Due to increasing workflow, we currently have vacancies for the above position within our organisation.The Role is suitable for individuals who consid...

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Excavator Operator
CMR Personnel
Truganina, Victoria

We are currently seeking Excavator Operators for our client located in the Western suburbs of MelbourneSome Duties Include -  • Operating Excavators f...

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Skid Steer | PoziTrack Operator
Western Labour Hire
Donvale, Victoria

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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 19 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 Maintenance Accreditation Construction Contracts Drainage Earthmoving Engineering Excavation Excel FIFO Healthcare Iron Lifting Bobcat Construction CPR Drilling Driving Excavation Excel Healthcare Installation Iron Machinery Maintenance
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These skills are most commonly found in Backhoe Operator job advertisements and position descriptions.

Last updated January 31 2021
Which recruitment agencies have the largest number of Plant & Machinery Operators roles in Melbourne?
See which recruitment agencies advertise the most Plant & Machinery Operators roles. See what salaries they paid for Plant & Machinery Operators in Melbourne. See how they compare to the average Plant & Machinery Operators salary of $67,692.
ARG Workforce - Construction
Melbourne (100%)
88

$64K-$74K

($2,058)

$64K-$74K
($2,058)
Hays Trades & Labour
Melbourne (100%)
69

$53K-$64K

(($8,738))

$53K-$64K
(($8,738))
Cleanaway
Melbourne (100%)
68

$45K-$56K

(($16,616))

$45K-$56K
(($16,616))
AWX Melbourne
Melbourne (100%)
50

$48K-$58K

(($14,567))

$48K-$58K
(($14,567))
Tusk Group
Melbourne (100%)
48

$42K-$52K

(($20,359))

$42K-$52K
(($20,359))
Last Updated February 19 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 February 22 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 February 22 2021
Where are Plant & Machinery Operators in Melbourne sourced from?
Plant & Machinery Operators are sourced from
these companies
The Lead Generation Co.
BIG W
Contact Centre
Coles Supermarket
Davies Bakery
Plant & Machinery Operators are sourced in Melbourne are most likely to be sourced from these schools
RMIT University
TAFE
Victoria University
La Trobe University
La Trobe University
Last updated February 22 2021
Where are most Backhoe Operator roles located in Australia?
Adelaide 9 / 26%
Brisbane 6 / 17%
Melbourne 4 / 11%
Townsville 4 / 11%
Gold Coast 3 / 9%
Last updated February 19 2021
Which locations in Australia pay the most for Backhoe Operator?
Townsville ($80K)
Canberra ($75K)
Adelaide ($68K)
Perth ($68K)
Sydney ($68K)
Last updated February 19 2021