A Forklift Driver earns an average wage of AU$23.34 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much between less experienced and more experienced workers. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$38,551 - AU$65,000
AU$39K
AU$48K
AU$65K
MEDIAN: AU$47,616
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50%
90%
AU$18.47 - AU$27.89
AU$18
AU$22
AU$28
MEDIAN: AU$22.37
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$65K
Salary AU$38,551 - AU$65,000
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$19,727
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$38,733 - AU$61,931
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 25 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 94
Hourly Data AU$0AU$49
Hourly Rate AU$18.47 - AU$27.89
Hourly Tips AU$0.80
Overtime AU$24.94 - AU$49.55
Annual Data AU$0AU$61K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$19,727
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$38,733 - AU$61,931
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 25 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 730

Forklift Driver Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Forklift Driver

Pay by Experience for a Forklift Driver has a negative trend. An entry-level Forklift Driver with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$49,000 based on 193 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 AU$49,000 based on 156 salaries. An experienced Forklift Driver which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$50,000 based on 102 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 AU$48,000 based on 43 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$47,538

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Forklift Driver Reviews

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

Forklift Driver in Sydney:
"Flexible hours."
Pros: Good work mates, good boss.
Cons: Pay.

Forklift Driver in Sydney:
"Interesting but very repedative."
Pros: Easy work but it's a long day spending up to 12 hours on a fork lift.
Cons: It's an out door job so you at the mercy of mother nature.

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Key Stats for Forklift Driver

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Forklift Driver Salaries

▲5%

▲4%

▲4%

▲2%

National Average
AU$48,000

Skills That Affect Forklift Driver Salaries

▲5%

Picking
▲4%

▲3%


National Average
AU$48,000



Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 2%
dental benefits
Dental: %
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 97%