£18,509
Avg. Salary
£8.21
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

£977

Bonus

£1,010

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Forklift Driver is £8.21 per hour.

The average pay for a Forklift Driver is £18,509 per year.

£7.04
10%
£8.21
50%
£11.16
90%
MEDIAN £8.21
£14k
10%
£19k
50%
£25k
90%
MEDIAN £18,509
£14,029 - £25,021
£14K
£19K
£25K
MEDIAN: £18,509
10%
50%
90%
£7.04 - £11.16
£7
£8
£11
MEDIAN: £8.21
10%
50%
90%
£0£25K
Salary £14,029 - £25,021
Bonus £98.63 - £3,904
Profit Sharing £1,010
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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£14,616 - £25,136
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 207
Hourly Data £0£41
Hourly Rate £7.04 - £11.16
Hourly Tips £41.67
Overtime £8.54 - £16.35
Annual Data £0£25K
Bonus £98.63 - £3,904
Profit Sharing £1,010
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).
)
£14,616 - £25,136
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 462

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 Pay By Employer

$0$46K

$37,987

$26,477

$26,301

XPO Logistics
9 profiles
$28,008

Genco
6 profiles
$26,015

$37,333

$36,370

$24,879

$26,043

FedEx Freight
4 profiles
$38,587

Forklift Driver Job Listings

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 ₤17,000 based on 200 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 ₤17,000 based on 102 salaries. An experienced Forklift Driver which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤19,000 based on 83 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 ₤19,000 based on 35 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

-2%

National Average: £18,022

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

Forklift Driver Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Forklift Driver?

Forklift Driver in Sheffield:
"Not really good."
Pros: Close to home
Cons: Don't know really

Forklift Driver in Loughborough:
"Responsibility."
Pros: That you are on the wheels all day.
Cons: Weather .rain, snow, wind, cold.

Forklift Driver in Hartlepool:
Pros: Te ability be left in charge at a young age.
Cons: Very low health and safety. Quite worrying at times I work alone for 6 hours a night with out seeing anybody else.

Forklift Driver in Birmingham:
"New bee."
Pros: Driver & learning new skills on the job, meeting new people.
Cons: The working hours and shift patterns.

Forklift Driver in Fenton:
"Fairly easy."
Pros: It's always interesting and always keeps you on your toes.
Cons: On occasion colleague can be rather annoying.

Forklift Driver in Milton Keynes:
"Good."
Pros: Everything.
Cons: No pay rises.

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Key Stats for Forklift Driver

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Forklift Driver Salaries

Late-Career
▲7%

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
₤18,000

▼4%

▼5%

Skills That Affect Forklift Driver Salaries

National Average
₤18,000

Driving
▼2%

Picking
▼4%


forklift
▼7%

Driver/Core Development
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 86%