The average wage for a Fuel Tanker Driver is AU$31.33 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$39,572 - AU$112,798
AU$40K
AU$75K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$74,694
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50%
90%
AU$23.83 - AU$40.69
AU$24
AU$31
AU$41
MEDIAN: AU$31.44
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$112K
Salary AU$39,572 - AU$112,798
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$50,151 - AU$91,872
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 27
Hourly Data AU$0AU$56
Hourly Rate AU$23.83 - AU$40.69
Overtime AU$16.34 - AU$56.77
Annual Data AU$0AU$91K
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$50,151 - AU$91,872
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 136

Job Description for Fuel Tanker Driver

Fuel tanker drivers work on the road, transporting fuel from the designated pick-up point to the customers' locations. A driver may work for a single company or as an independent contractor working directly with customers. Fuel tanker drivers must be able to load and unload fuel tankers, follow strict safety guidelines, properly label materials, and keep track of other paperwork and records. Experience with valves, pumps, wrenches, and other tools needed to load and unload the tanker are essential, and drivers must have strong driving skills to handle a variety of weather and light conditions.

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Fuel Tanker Driver Tasks

  • Following dispatcher instructions, and safely and efficiently deliver goods from one location to another.
  • Maintain industry qualifications.
  • Maintain truck, including hoses, spouts, tires, and engine.
  • Clean any spills and inspect tanker to reduce chances of accidents.
  • Unload and measure amount delivered at each location, and ensure proper safety precautions are taken.

Fuel Tanker Driver Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Fuel Tanker Driver

Pay by Experience for a Fuel Tanker Driver has a positive trend. An entry-level Fuel Tanker Driver with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$64,000 based on 82 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Fuel Tanker 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$71,000 based on 48 salaries. An experienced Fuel Tanker Driver which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$74,000 based on 35 salaries. A Fuel Tanker 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$76,000 based on 30 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$70,876

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

Key Stats for Fuel Tanker Driver

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
18%

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Experience Affects Fuel Tanker Driver Salaries

▲7%

▲5%

▲1%

National Average
AU$71,000

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

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