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How much do Backhoe Operator earn in Australia? The average salary of Backhoe Operator is $66,875 in Australia
$66,875 /yr
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Average $66,875
Range $60K - $70K
Last updated June 11 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 3 in Australia between June 2020 and May 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 Drilling Engineering Excel Accreditation Construction Drainage Earthmoving Engineering Excavation Excel FIFO Haulage Bobcat Cement Coal Concrete Construction CPR Earthmoving 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 May 31 2021
Which recruitment agencies have the largest number of Plant & Machinery Operators roles in Townsville?
See which recruitment agencies advertise the most Plant & Machinery Operators roles. See what salaries they paid for Plant & Machinery Operators in Townsville. See how they compare to the average Plant & Machinery Operators salary of $66,875.
Chandler Macleod Group
Townsville (100%)
621

$98K-$120K

($42,483)

$98K-$120K
($42,483)
Thiess Pty Ltd
Townsville (100%)
279

$107K-$132K

($53,396)

$107K-$132K
($53,396)
One Key Resources Pty Ltd
Townsville (100%)
150

$78K-$95K

($20,215)

$78K-$95K
($20,215)
Thiess Pty Ltd
Townsville (100%)
113

$109K-$192K

($84,375)

$109K-$192K
($84,375)
Diamantina Shire Council
Townsville (100%)
102

$81K-$100K

($23,791)

$81K-$100K
($23,791)
Last Updated June 11 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 June 14 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 June 14 2021
Where are Plant & Machinery Operators in Townsville sourced from?
Plant & Machinery Operators are sourced from
these companies
Woolworths
ASPIC
LANE4AQUATICS
NINE NEWS
Queensland Education
Plant & Machinery Operators are sourced in Townsville are most likely to be sourced from these schools
TAFE
Griffith University
Macquarie University
RMIT University
Victoria University
Last updated June 18 2021
Where are most Backhoe Operator roles located in Australia?
Adelaide 10 / 25%
Sydney 9 / 23%
Melbourne 8 / 20%
Brisbane 4 / 10%
Perth 3 / 8%
Last updated June 11 2021
Which locations in Australia pay the most for Backhoe Operator?
Melbourne ($81K)
Canberra ($75K)
Townsville ($75K)
Adelaide ($68K)
Perth ($68K)
Last updated June 11 2021