Crane Operator

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Median Average:
$80,714
Crane Operator in Australia median base salary $80,714/yr. Information is based on 182 Crane Operator jobs advertised between May 2020 and April 2021.
How much do Crane Operator earn in Australia? The average salary of Crane Operator is $80,714 in Australia
$80,714 /yr
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Average $80,714
Range $80K - $90K
Last updated April 30 2021
The average pay range for Crane Operator is between $80K and $90K. Salaries vary from a low of $50K up to $110K per year. The average number of Crane Operator roles advertised per month is 19 in Australia between May 2020 and April 2021.
What are the most common skills required to be a Crane Operator? The most common skills required for a Crane Operator are:
Construction Construction Construction Cranes Construction Cranes Construction Construction Building Compliance Concrete Building Cleaning Coal Construction Contracts Cranes Accountability Agriculture Art Bookings Building Cement Cleaning Compliance Concrete Construction Contracts CPR Cranes
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These skills are most commonly found in Crane Operator job advertisements and position descriptions.

Last updated April 30 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 $80,714.
Chandler Macleod Group
Townsville (59%), Perth (16%), Brisbane (15%), Adelaide (6%) +2 others
1,045

$92K-$112K

($21,730)

$92K-$112K
($21,730)
WorkPac - Western Australia
Perth (100%)
562

$86K-$106K

($15,785)

$86K-$106K
($15,785)
Thiess Pty Ltd
Townsville (60%), Brisbane (34%), Newcastle (4%), Perth (2%)
463

$108K-$133K

($40,434)

$108K-$133K
($40,434)
Programmed Skilled Workforce
Perth (100%)
461

$103K-$127K

($34,834)

$103K-$127K
($34,834)
Corestaff Perth
Perth (97%), Adelaide (1%), Brisbane (1%)
311

$95K-$117K

($26,129)

$95K-$117K
($26,129)
Last Updated April 30 2021
How many years does it take to become a Crane Operator?
Most candidates undertake an average of 0 years Building & Construction prior to being appointed as a Crane Operator.
Average Building & Construction required to become a Crane Operator
Last updated May 02 2021
Most candidates have on average 6 years working experience prior to becoming a Crane Operator.
Average Building & Construction required to become a Crane Operator
Last updated May 02 2021
Where are Plant & Machinery Operators in Australia sourced from?
Plant & Machinery Operators are sourced from
these companies
BIG W
Coles
Woolworths
Coles Supermarket
Tabcorp
Plant & Machinery Operators are sourced in Australia are most likely to be sourced from these schools
TAFE
Griffith University
Macquarie University
RMIT University
La Trobe University
Last updated May 06 2021
Where are most Crane Operator roles located in Australia?
Perth 95 / 41%
Brisbane 28 / 12%
Townsville 26 / 11%
Sydney 19 / 8%
Adelaide 18 / 8%
Last updated April 30 2021
Which locations in Australia pay the most for Crane Operator?
Perth ($100K)
Hobart ($85K)
Townsville ($85K)
Darwin ($82K)
Geelong ($81K)
Last updated April 30 2021