Forklift Drivers can work in a wide variety of workplaces, including warehouses, factories, depots, ports and shopping complexes. They operate forklifts to move, stack and unstack heavy pallets of goods, crates, boxes and containers. This role is suitable for people that enjoy practical and manual activity, and are safety conscious.
Forklift Drivers are in demand across a number of Transport and Logistics sectors, and indeed throughout the Australian workforce. This means there are many opportunities to explore different career paths. In fact, this role is often the entry point to an interesting and challenging career pathway. For example, within a warehousing environment a Forklift Driver could move into a Storeperson role, and then onto managing a warehouse.
$31,000 – $49,000 (Median $39,000)
*Wages will vary according to your level of skill, experience, employer and geographical location.