How much does a Driver Trainee make?

Updated 22 Nov 2021
£22,643 /yr
Average Base Pay

9 salaries

£16K

Low

£23K

Average

£33K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Driver Trainee is £22,643 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Driver Trainee salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 9 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Driver Trainee employees.

Seniority Levels

L1
Driver Trainee£22,643 /yr
L2
Driver£24,291 /yr
L3
Senior Driver£24,849 /yr
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GTR (Govia Thameslink Railway)
4.3

GTR (Govia Thameslink Railway)

Train Driver

£63,613

 /yr
Range: £55K - £66K
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£55K

£66K

£54,891 - £65,764 Range

Southeastern Railway
3.9

Southeastern Railway

Train Driver

£55,712

 /yr
Range: £36K - £57K

£36K

£57K

£36,420 - £57,182 Range

Great Western Railway
4.5

Great Western Railway

Train Driver

£57,968

 /yr
Range: £49K - £66K

£49K

£66K

£48,683 - £65,785 Range

Arriva Group
3.6

Arriva Group

Train Driver

£64,666

 /yr
Range: £46K - £100K

£46K

£100K

£46,254 - £99,999 Range

South Western Railway
3.6

South Western Railway

Train Driver

£61,527

 /yr
Range: £54K - £68K

£54K

£68K

£53,620 - £68,000 Range

London Underground
4.1

London Underground

Train Driver

£57,583

 /yr
Range: £56K - £60K

£56K

£60K

£55,926 - £60,230 Range

ScotRail
3.9

ScotRail

Train Driver

£51,888

 /yr
Range: £50K - £55K

£50K

£55K

£49,515 - £54,976 Range

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Crosscountry Trains
4.5

Crosscountry Trains

Train Driver

£65,089

 /yr
Range: £50K - £68K

£50K

£68K

£50,275 - £67,647 Range

Transport for London
4

Transport for London

Train Driver

£57,235

 /yr
Range: £28K - £61K

£28K

£61K

£28,232 - £60,780 Range

Northern Rail
4

Northern Rail

Train Driver

£56,144

 /yr
Range: £41K - £56K

£41K

£56K

£41,434 - £56,247 Range

East Midlands Trains
3.5

East Midlands Trains

Train Driver

£59,535

 /yr
Range: £52K - £65K

£52K

£65K

£51,509 - £64,878 Range

East Midlands Railway
3.7

East Midlands Railway

Train Driver

£58,757

 /yr
Range: £58K - £60K

£58K

£60K

£58,155 - £60,079 Range

Northern (UK)
3.7

Northern (UK)

Train Driver

£54,500

 /yr
Range: £40K - £56K

£40K

£56K

£40,177 - £55,636 Range

MTR
3.9

MTR

Train Driver

£63,871

 /yr
Range: £64K - £66K

£64K

£66K

£63,670 - £65,759 Range

GB Railfreight
3.6

GB Railfreight

Train Driver

£59,466

 /yr
Range: £59K - £64K

£59K

£64K

£58,500 - £63,534 Range

London Overground Rail Operations
3.2

London Overground Rail Operations

Train Driver

£59,960

 /yr
Range: £57K - £64K

£57K

£64K

£56,714 - £63,509 Range

Abellio
2.9

Abellio

Train Driver

£51,686

 /yr
Range: £49K - £53K

£49K

£53K

£49,091 - £52,829 Range

Great Western Railway
4.5

Great Western Railway

Trainee Train Driver

£28,275

 /yr
Range: £21K - £30K

£21K

£30K

£21,322 - £30,115 Range

London North Eastern Railway
4.3

London North Eastern Railway

Train Driver

£70,000

 /yr
Range: £61K - £76K

£61K

£76K

£60,919 - £76,203 Range

Avanti West Coast
3.7

Avanti West Coast

Train Driver

£64,210

 /yr
Range: £51K - £68K

£51K

£68K

£50,766 - £67,681 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Driver Trainee salaries

The national average salary for a Driver Trainee is £22,643 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Driver Trainee salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 9 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Driver Trainee employees.

The highest salary for a Driver Trainee in United Kingdom is £32,763 per year.

The lowest salary for a Driver Trainee in United Kingdom is £15,649 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent driver trainee salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

£10
hourly
A Trainee Train Driver in the Cardiff Area area reported making £10 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Cardiff Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£47,000
per year
A Trainee Train Driver in the Darlington Area area reported making £47,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Darlington Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
£27,968
per year
A Trainee Train Driver in the Chelmsford Area area reported making £27,968 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Chelmsford Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
£20,000
per year
A Trainee Train Driver in the London Area area reported making £20,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Non-profit Organisation
£40,107
per year
A Trainee Train Driver in the Bristol Area area reported making £40,107 per year
Job Highlights
Bristol Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£28,275
per year
A Trainee Train Driver in the Bristol Area area reported making £28,275 per year
Job Highlights
Bristol Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Franchise
£47,126
per year
A Trainee Train Driver in the London Area area reported making £47,126 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
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