A Forklift Driver earns an average wage of AU$22.71 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much between less experienced and more experienced workers. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$38,891 - AU$60,057
AU$39K
AU$48K
AU$60K
MEDIAN: AU$48,259
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AU$18.87 - AU$27.82
AU$19
AU$23
AU$28
MEDIAN: AU$22.90
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$21KAU$42KAU$63K
Salary
AU$38,891 - AU$60,057  
   
Bonus
AU$790  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$39,425 - AU$61,631  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 44
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$17AU$34AU$51
Hourly Rate
AU$18.87 - AU$27.82  
   
Overtime
AU$28.00 - AU$50.71  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$790  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$39,425 - AU$61,631  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 345

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Pay by Experience Level for Forklift Driver

Pay by Experience for a Forklift Driver has a neutral trend. An entry-level Forklift Driver with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 211 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Forklift Driver with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 149 salaries. An experienced Forklift Driver which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 95 salaries. A Forklift Driver with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 43 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$48,623

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Key Stats for Forklift Driver

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Forklift Driver Salaries

▲1%

▲1%

National Average
AU$49,000

▼1%

▼2%

Skills That Affect Forklift Driver Salaries


▲2%

▲1%

Logistics
▲1%

National Average
AU$49,000

ETL (Extract, transform, load)
▼4%

Driver/Core Development
▼14%

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 96%
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