Machine Operator Salaries in Australia

Updated 30 Nov 2023
Base Pay Range
$26 - $35/hr
Average Base Pay

348 salaries

$2K

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$5K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average$2,400Range$2,000 - $5,000
The average salary for Machine Operator is $2,430 per month in the Australia. The average additional cash compensation for a Machine Operator in the Australia is $2,400, with a range from $2,000 - $5,000. Salaries estimates are based on 348 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Machine Operator employees in Australia.

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$2,430 /hr
Machine Operator
$3,862 /hr
Senior Machine Operator
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Job TitleSalary
Machine Operator$2,430 /hr
Senior Machine Operator$3,862 /hr
Machine Operator IV
What is the salary trajectory for a Machine Operator?

in Australia

$2,430 /hr
Machine Operator
$3,862 /hr
Senior Machine Operator
No Salary Reports
Machine Operator IV
See Full Career Path

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What is the salary trajectory for a Machine Operator?

Job TitleSalary
Machine Operator$2,430 /hr
Senior Machine Operator$3,862 /hr
Machine Operator IV

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Chandler Macleod
3.9

Chandler Macleod

Machine Operator - Hourly

$37

 /hr
Range: $26 - $47
14 salaries
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$26

$47

$26 - $47 Range

Rio Tinto
3.9

Rio Tinto

Machine Operator

$95,000

 /yr
Range: $69K - $250K
11 salaries
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$69K

$250K

$69,000 - $250,000 Range

Randstad
3.8

Randstad

Machine Operator - Hourly

$30

 /hr
Range: $25 - $41
9 salaries
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$25

$41

$25 - $41 Range

Visy
3.3

Visy

Machine Operator - Hourly

$38

 /hr
Range: $28 - $48
9 salaries
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$28

$48

$28 - $48 Range

BHP
4.1

BHP

Machine Operator

$140,000

 /yr
Range: $77K - $160K
8 salaries
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$77K

$160K

$76,800 - $160,000 Range

BlueScope
3.9

BlueScope

Machine Operator

$75,000

 /yr
Range: $48K - $115K
7 salaries
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$48K

$115K

$48,000 - $115,000 Range

Mineral Resources
3.4

Mineral Resources

Machine Operator

$135,000

 /yr
Range: $110K - $145K
7 salaries
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$110K

$145K

$110,000 - $145,000 Range

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Thiess
3.7

Thiess

Machine Operator

$110,000

 /yr
Range: $71K - $124K
6 salaries
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$71K

$124K

$71,400 - $124,000 Range

Glencore
3.8

Glencore

Machine Operator

$114,500

 /yr
Range: $67K - $137K
6 salaries
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$67K

$137K

$67,400 - $137,000 Range

The Arnott's Group
3.4

The Arnott's Group

Machine Operator - Hourly

$32

 /hr
Range: $25 - $48
6 salaries
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$25

$48

$25 - $48 Range

WorkPac
3.3

WorkPac

Machine Operator - Hourly Contractor

$47

 /hr
Range: $44 - $49
4 salaries
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$44

$49

$44 - $49 Range

WorkPac
3.3

WorkPac

Machine Operator - Hourly

$44

 /hr
Range: $25 - $54
4 salaries
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$25

$54

$25 - $54 Range

Adecco
3.7

Adecco

Machine Operator - Hourly

$33

 /hr
Range: $28 - $35
4 salaries
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$28

$35

$28 - $35 Range

Tasman Tank
3.3

Tasman Tank

Machine Operator - Monthly

$6,003

 /mo
Range: $6K - $6K
4 salaries
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$6K

$6K

$5,865 - $6,143 Range

Labourpower Recruitment Services
3.3

Labourpower Recruitment Services

Machine Operator - Hourly

$27

 /hr
Range: $25 - $27
4 salaries
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$25

$27

$25 - $27 Range

Goodman Fielder
3.3

Goodman Fielder

Machine Operator - Hourly

$33

 /hr
Range: $27 - $40
4 salaries
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$27

$40

$27 - $40 Range

Lactalis
4

Lactalis

Machine Operator - Hourly

$40

 /hr
Range: $27 - $45
4 salaries
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$27

$45

$27 - $45 Range

Prysmian Group
3.6

Prysmian Group

Machine Operator - Hourly

$36

 /hr
Range: $33 - $37
4 salaries
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$33

$37

$33 - $37 Range

CK Recruitment
5

CK Recruitment

Machine Operator - Hourly

$30

 /hr
Range: $27 - $33
4 salaries
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$27

$33

$27 - $33 Range

Ivy Recruitment
5

Ivy Recruitment

Machine Operator - Hourly

$43

 /hr
Range: $25 - $55
4 salaries
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$25

$55

$25 - $55 Range

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Machine Operator Salaries

Job TitleSalary
Machine Operator salaries - 14 salaries reported$37/hr
Machine Operator salaries - 11 salaries reported$95,000/yr
Machine Operator salaries - 9 salaries reported$30/hr
Machine Operator salaries - 9 salaries reported$38/hr
Machine Operator salaries - 8 salaries reported$140,000/yr
Machine Operator salaries - 7 salaries reported$75,000/yr
Machine Operator salaries - 7 salaries reported$135,000/yr
Machine Operator salaries - 6 salaries reported$110,000/yr
Machine Operator salaries - 6 salaries reported$114,500/yr
Machine Operator salaries - 6 salaries reported$32/hr
Machine Operator salaries - 4 salaries reported$47/hr
Machine Operator salaries - 4 salaries reported$44/hr
Machine Operator salaries - 4 salaries reported$33/hr
Machine Operator salaries - 4 salaries reported$6,003/mo
Machine Operator salaries - 4 salaries reported$27/hr
Machine Operator salaries - 4 salaries reported$33/hr
Machine Operator salaries - 4 salaries reported$40/hr
Machine Operator salaries - 4 salaries reported$36/hr
Machine Operator salaries - 4 salaries reported$30/hr
Machine Operator salaries - 4 salaries reported$43/hr
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Frequently asked questions about a Machine Operator salaries

The average salary for a Machine Operator is $2,430 per hour in Australia. Salaries estimates are based on 348 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Machine Operator employees in Australia.

The highest salary for a Machine Operator in Australia is $5,035 per hour.

The lowest salary for a Machine Operator in Australia is $2,026 per hour.

Machine operators are paid salaries similar to that of other skilled workers including roofers, welders, cutters, tool makers, and medical equipment repairers. Machine operators who work in the manufacturing or construction sectors generally earn higher pay than those who work in commercial and industrial machinery and equipment repair and maintenance roles. Machine operator pay generally raises with seniority and experience. They can also increase their earnings by moving into a management-related role.

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