The average pay for an Experienced Forklift Driver is AU$23.14 per hour. A skill in forklift is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$40,753 - AU$78,906
AU$41K
AU$52K
AU$79K
MEDIAN: AU$52,439
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50%
90%
AU$19.54 - AU$29.72
AU$20
AU$23
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$23.21
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$78K
Salary AU$40,753 - AU$78,906
Bonus AU$850
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$40,933 - AU$66,082
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 31
Hourly Data AU$0AU$49
Hourly Rate AU$19.54 - AU$29.72
Overtime AU$21.04 - AU$49.66
Annual Data AU$0AU$66K
Bonus AU$850
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$40,933 - AU$66,082
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 184

Job Description for Forklift Driver

A forklift driver often works in a warehouse, at a construction site, or in a retail environment. The forklift driver may place items onto the forklift, so this job sometimes requires the ability to lift heavy items. The forklift driver may also have to climb under and on top of railcars, so it is important to be able to perform this physical duty.

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Forklift Driver Tasks

  • Operate forklift.
  • Assist stockers as needed.
  • Assist the receiving staff by placing the merchandise in the proper location throughout the warehouse using a scanner.
  • Return the merchandise to the proper location.

Forklift Driver Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$49,383

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

Key Stats for Forklift Driver

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
10-19 years
78%
20 years or more
22%

Skills That Affect Forklift Driver Salaries

▲16%

▲4%

National Average
AU$49,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 2%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 98%