Truck Driver Salary / Wage
Salary and wage information for truck drivers is compiled regularly by analysis of Australian jobs advertised in major publications. Salaries are annual unless otherwise stated.
The Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations Codes (ANZSCO) are: 733111 for truck drivers (general), 733113 for furniture removers, 733114 for tanker drivers and 733115 for tow truck drivers.
Job titles and exact tasks vary in this work and examples of some occupation titles are truck driver, tanker driver, tow truck driver, tip truck driver and MR/HR/HC truck driver.
This occupation is currently not on the Australian Combined Skilled Occupation List.
The average Australian weekly full-time ordinary earnings across all occupations in mid-2018 were $1,586, giving an annual income of approximately $82,472. This was 2.6% higher than in mid-2017.*
Truck Driver Salaries / Wages in 2018
|Job Title||Salary / Wage $||Location|
|HC Hook Lift Driver||$30 per hour||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Excavator and Truck Driver||$25 – $30 per hour||Melbourne, Victoria|
|MR Truck Driver||$25 per hour||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Truck Driver / Removalist||$25 – $29 per hour||Sydney, New South Wales|
|MR / HR Truck Driver||40,000 – 60,000||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Sydney Based Interstate HC & MC Truck Driver||80,000 – 119,000||New South Wales|
|HC truck driver, quarry & asphalt cartage.||$24 – $28 per hour||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Excavator operator & Skip Truck Driver||$25 – $35 per hour||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Dispatch Team Member/ MR Truck Driver||$26 – $27 per hour||Brisbane, Queensland|
|HR Truck Driver||70,000 – 90,000||Canberra, ACT|
|Machine Operator / Truck Driver||61,000||Perth, Western Australia|
|HC Truck Driver – Multi Metro Drop||$28 per hour||Perth, Western Australia|
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