The average wage for a Forklift Driver is NZ$17.13 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. This job's rate does not change very much with experience.

NZ$15.02 - NZ$23.21
(Median)
NZ$15
NZ$17
NZ$23
MEDIAN: NZ$17.00
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50%
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$11NZ$22NZ$33
Hourly Rate
NZ$15.02 - NZ$23.21  
   
Overtime
NZ$30.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$22KNZ$44KNZ$66K
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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NZ$31,276 - NZ$54,700  
   
Country: United States | Currency: NZD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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Experience Affects Forklift Driver Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
NZ$36,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 15%
dental benefits
Dental:
medical benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 85%
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