Re: Tim earns less money than the excavator operators.
I'm slightly confused. You haven't used "compares to" or "compares with" anywhere in your post. Where do you want to use it?
Originally Posted by learning54
I'm not sure if this is what you're trying to say:
Tim earns less money per hour compared with the excavator operators.
You don't need to say "it compares how much he earns in comparison with ..." That's tautological.
Tim earns less money compared with the excavator operators.
In comparison to/with the excavator operators, Tim earns a lower wage.
Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.