The average rate for a Forklift Driver in Perth, Western Australia is AU$24.34 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. This job's pay does not change very much with experience.

AU$39,839 - AU$61,000
AU$41K
MEDIAN: AU$41,369
50%
AU$17.45 - AU$29.09
AU$17
AU$24
AU$29
MEDIAN: AU$24.34
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$69K
Salary AU$41,369
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$38,044 - AU$69,332
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 5
Hourly Data AU$0AU$40
Hourly Rate AU$17.45 - AU$29.09
Overtime AU$33.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$69K
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$38,044 - AU$69,332
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

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

Key Stats for Forklift Driver

1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
14%

Experience Affects Forklift Driver Salaries

▲1%

▲1%

National Average
AU$51,000

▼3%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 92%