The average wage for a Forklift Mechanic is AU$32.98 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$45,601 - AU$71,825
AU$46K
AU$56K
AU$72K
MEDIAN: AU$55,546
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AU$20.61 - AU$45.14
AU$21
AU$34
AU$45
MEDIAN: AU$33.96
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$33KAU$66KAU$99K
Salary
AU$45,601 - AU$71,825  
   
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$45,422 - AU$97,596  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$22AU$44AU$66
Hourly Rate
AU$20.61 - AU$45.14  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$3.57  
Overtime
AU$48.03  
National 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$45,422 - AU$97,596  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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Pay by Experience Level for Forklift Mechanic

Pay by Experience for a Forklift Mechanic has a positive trend. An entry-level Forklift Mechanic with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 9 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Forklift Mechanic with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Forklift Mechanic which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 11 salaries. A Forklift Mechanic with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Forklift Mechanic

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Forklift Mechanic Salaries

Mid-Career
▲7%

Experienced
▲6%

Late-Career
▲2%

National Average
AU$68,000

Entry-Level
▼19%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

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Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%
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