Average Forklift Driver Hourly Pay in Sydney, New South Wales

AU$24.55
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AU$1,100
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The average hourly pay for a Forklift Driver in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$24.55.
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Hourly Rate
AU$20 - AU$30
Bonus
AU$983 - AU$2,000
Total Pay
AU$42,621 - AU$65,051

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Job Description for Forklift Driver

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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Forklift Driver. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Forklift Driver
Warehouse Worker
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Forklift Driver

Skills in Machine Operation, Inventory Control, Heavy Equipment Operation and Shipping are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Picking.

Pay by Experience Level for Forklift Driver

An entry-level Forklift Driver with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$24.92 based on 30 salaries. An early career Forklift Driver with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$24.61 based on 84 salaries. A mid-career Forklift Driver with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$23.96 based on 55 salaries. An experienced Forklift Driver with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$24.60 based on 41 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$25.
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Years of Experience

This data is based on 224 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.4%
Early Career
37.5%
Mid Career
24.6%
Experienced
18.3%
Late Career
6.3%

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