The average rate for a Forklift Driver is £7.99 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 with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

£14,413 - £24,396
£14K
£18K
£24K
MEDIAN: £18,373
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50%
90%
£7.09 - £10.65
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MEDIAN: £8.07
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£0£24K
Salary £14,413 - £24,396
Bonus £240.88 - £3,987
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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£14,743 - £24,428
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 113
Hourly Data £0£16
Hourly Rate £7.09 - £10.65
Overtime £9.58 - £16.82
Annual Data £0£24K
Bonus £240.88 - £3,987
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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£14,743 - £24,428
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 236

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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 ₤17,000 based on 200 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 ₤17,000 based on 102 salaries. An experienced Forklift Driver which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤19,000 based on 83 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 ₤19,000 based on 35 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £17,666

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Forklift Driver Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Forklift Driver?

Forklift Driver in Hartlepool:
Pros: Te ability be left in charge at a young age.
Cons: Very low health and safety. Quite worrying at times I work alone for 6 hours a night with out seeing anybody else.

Forklift Driver in Birmingham:
"New bee."
Pros: Driver & learning new skills on the job, meeting new people.
Cons: The working hours and shift patterns.

Forklift Driver in Fenton:
"Fairly easy."
Pros: It's always interesting and always keeps you on your toes.
Cons: On occasion colleague can be rather annoying.

Forklift Driver in Milton Keynes:
"Good."
Pros: Everything.
Cons: No pay rises.

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Key Stats for Forklift Driver

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Forklift Driver Salaries

Late-Career
▲10%

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
₤18,000

▼3%

▼3%

Skills That Affect Forklift Driver Salaries

Driving
▼0%

National Average
₤18,000

Picking
▼2%


forklift
▼5%

Driver/Core Development
▼9%

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 12%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 86%
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