The average wage for a Forklift Driver in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$23.14 per hour. Experience does not have a big impact on this job’s pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$40,308 - AU$54,731
AU$40K
AU$49K
AU$55K
MEDIAN: AU$48,714
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50%
90%

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AU$19.31 - AU$27.65
AU$19
AU$23
AU$28
MEDIAN: AU$23.14
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$21KAU$42KAU$63K
Salary
AU$40,308 - AU$54,731  
   
Total Pay (?
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AU$40,315 - AU$60,975  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$17AU$34AU$51
Hourly Rate
AU$19.31 - AU$27.65  
   
Overtime
AU$31.23 - AU$49.36  
Local Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
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$40,315 - AU$60,975  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 73

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Pay by Experience Level for Forklift Driver

Pay by Experience for a Forklift Driver has a positive 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 45 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 $50,000 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Forklift Driver which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 16 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 $50,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Forklift Driver

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Forklift Driver Salaries

Experienced
▲3%

Mid-Career
▲2%

Late-Career
▲2%

National Average
AU$49,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Forklift Driver Salaries

▲4%

National Average
AU$49,000

forklift driver
▼1%

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 89%