The average wage for a Forklift Driver in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$22.69 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$39,458 - AU$60,200
AU$39K
AU$48K
AU$60K
MEDIAN: AU$47,521
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50%
90%
AU$18.78 - AU$27.32
AU$19
AU$23
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$22.66
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$60K
Salary AU$39,458 - AU$60,200
Bonus AU$100
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$39,463 - AU$60,620
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 23
Hourly Data AU$0AU$47
Hourly Rate AU$18.78 - AU$27.32
Overtime AU$28.10 - AU$47.85
Annual Data AU$0AU$60K
Bonus AU$100
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$39,463 - AU$60,620
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 158

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.

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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 AU$47,000 based on 100 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$50,000 based on 73 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$51,000 based on 34 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$52,000 based on 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Forklift Driver

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Forklift Driver Salaries

▲8%

▲5%

▲4%

National Average
AU$48,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Forklift Driver Salaries

▲6%


National Average
AU$48,000

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 94%