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The average salary for a Driver is £31,692 per year in United Kingdom. Salaries estimates are based on 4117 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Driver employees in United Kingdom.
The highest salary for a Driver in United Kingdom is £52,609 per year.
The lowest salary for a Driver in United Kingdom is £23,827 per year.
Are you looking for ways to earn more during your career as a driver? Along with a clean regular driving licence, developing specific job-related skills can help you earn more.
A Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) is required for professional drivers. Depending on your role, you may also need additional qualifications, such as an ADR (Accord Dangereux Routier) certificate for transporting dangerous goods or specialist certification to transport medical cargo.
It’s important to develop expertise in areas like loading and unloading, road safety, navigation, timekeeping, and communication, which can boost your profile to potential employers.
Different types of driving jobs may require different qualifications and skills. For example, if you're looking to drive buses or coaches, you'll need a Passenger Carrying Vehicle (PCV) licence, and may need to undergo additional background checks and training. Similarly, if you're looking to work in delivery or logistics, you may need to obtain specific qualifications like a forklift certification.
Are you wondering how to negotiate your salary for a new job as a driver? The first step is to learn the range of a driver salary in your area. You can use these figures during your pay talks as well as mentioning any extra driver's licence categories and additional driver training you have. You should also highlight useful skills, such as customer service, cash handling, loading, unloading, and vehicle maintenance abilities, and show flexibility in working evenings and weekends. If you're hoping to earn more in an existing role, discuss factors such as customer satisfaction, time management, length of service, reliability, and your willingness to work overtime and unsociable hours.
About 57.71% of Driver professionals feel satisfied with their salary, according to anonymous Glassdoor ratings. An additional £3,603 in potential pay per year, among other factors, can qualify the annual pay of a Driver in United Kingdom as a good salary.
Driver professionals in United Kingdom have a wide total pay range, between £19,577 and £121,118 depending on experience, with an estimated total pay of £31,692 following the average career path of a Driver.