Forklift Driver Salary

A Forklift Driver earns an average wage of AU$21.42 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$38,128 - AU$61,539
(Median)
AU$38K
AU$46K
AU$62K
MEDIAN: AU$46,373
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AU$17.84 - AU$26.08
(Median)
AU$18
AU$21
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$21KAU$42KAU$63K
Salary
AU$38,128 - AU$61,539  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$1,148  
Profit Sharing
AU$400.00  
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$37,503 - AU$58,759  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 94
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$14AU$28AU$42
Hourly Rate
AU$17.84 - AU$26.08  
   
Overtime
AU$22.48 - AU$39.94  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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AU$0AU$28KAU$56KAU$84K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$1,148  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$400.00  
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).
)
AU$37,503 - AU$58,759  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 651
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Pay by Experience Level for Forklift Driver

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$45,721

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Experience Affects Forklift Driver Salaries




National Average
AU$46,000


Skills That Affect Forklift Driver Salaries

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Logistics
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ETL (Extract, transform, load)
0%

National Average
AU$46,000

forklift
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Driver/Core Development
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Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: %
medical benefits
Vision: %
dental benefits
None: 97%
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