The average hourly pay for a Forklift Driver in Ireland is €11.37.
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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. Furthermore, it is important to understand the logistics of the facility being worked in and to place items in the proper area. Usually, the forkli…Read more
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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Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Machine Operation and Safety Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Inventory Control, Shipping and Picking.
Pay by Experience Level for Forklift Driver
An early career Forklift Driver with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of €10.78 based on 57 salaries. A mid-career Forklift Driver with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €11.98 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Forklift Driver with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €11.76 based on 49 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of €14.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Forklift Driver in their job title in Cork, Cork earn an average of 7.2% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Limerick, Limerick (9.9% less), Waterford, Waterford (9.2% less) and Dublin, Dublin (6.6% less).
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