The average wage for an Entry-Level Forklift Driver is AU$22.04 per hour.

AU$37,835 - AU$57,488
AU$38K
AU$45K
AU$57K
MEDIAN: AU$45,071
10%
50%
90%
AU$18.17 - AU$27.47
AU$18
AU$22
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$21.98
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$59K
Salary AU$37,835 - AU$57,488
Bonus AU$1,048
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$38,068 - AU$59,937
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 50
Hourly Data AU$0AU$48
Hourly Rate AU$18.17 - AU$27.47
Hourly Tips AU$1.34
Overtime AU$25.09 - AU$48.06
Annual Data AU$0AU$59K
Bonus AU$1,048
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$38,068 - AU$59,937
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 407

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$46,741

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

Forklift Driver Advice

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Forklift Driver in Sydney:
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Key Stats for Forklift Driver

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
20%

Skills That Affect Forklift Driver Salaries


▲5%

National Average
AU$47,000

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Common Health Benefits

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