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How much does a Train Driver make?

Updated 23 Sep 2021
$102,511 /yr
Average Base Pay

59 salaries

$65K

Low

$103K

Average

$150K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Train Driver is $102,511 per year in Australia. Filter by location to see Train Driver salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 59 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Train Driver employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Driver$29 /hr
L3
Senior Driver$38 /hr
L4
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Metro Trains
3.7

Metro Trains

Train Driver

$109,936

 /yr
Range: $78K - $118K
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$78K

$118K

$78,000 - $118,000 Range

Aurizon
3.4

Aurizon

Train Driver

$136,000

 /yr
Range: $78K - $158K

$78K

$158K

$78,240 - $158,217 Range

Sydney Trains

Train Driver

$86,274

 /yr
Range: $75K - $120K

$75K

$120K

$74,778 - $120,000 Range

Rio Tinto
3.9

Rio Tinto

Train Driver

$164,397

 /yr
Range: $120K - $204K

$120K

$204K

$120,000 - $203,957 Range

Queensland Rail
3.9

Queensland Rail

Train Driver

$101,905

 /yr
Range: $100K - $110K

$100K

$110K

$100,000 - $110,000 Range

Public Transport Authority
3.1

$72K

$82K

$71,954 - $81,895 Range

Woolworths Group
3.8

Woolworths Group

Train Driver
About 

$48K -$52K

$48K

$52K

$48,199 - $52,449 Range

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KFC
3.5

KFC

Train Driver - Hourly
About 

$10 -$10

 hourly

$10

$10

$10 - $10 Range

KFC
3.5

KFC

Train Driver
About 

$95K -$105K

$95K

$105K

$95,445 - $104,869 Range

Qantas
4

Qantas

Train Driver
About 

$67K -$72K

$67K

$72K

$67,313 - $72,302 Range

BHP
4.1

BHP

Train Driver
About 

$99K -$108K

$99K

$108K

$99,218 - $108,370 Range

Transport for NSW
3.7

Transport for NSW

Train Driver - Hourly
About 

$41 -$44

 hourly

$41

$44

$41 - $44 Range

Aurizon
3.4

Aurizon

Train Driver - Hourly Contractor
About 

$61 -$66

 hourly

$61

$66

$61 - $66 Range

Fortescue Metals
4.2

Fortescue Metals

Train Driver
About 

$193K -$207K

$193K

$207K

$193,370 - $207,026 Range

3.4

Yarra Trams

Train Driver
About 

$87K -$94K

$87K

$94K

$87,199 - $93,835 Range

Pacific National
3.1

Pacific National

Train Driver - Monthly
About 

$8K -$8K

$8K

$8K

$7,642 - $8,390 Range

Railcorp
3.5

Railcorp

Train Driver - Hourly
About 

$36 -$39

 hourly

$36

$39

$36 - $39 Range

Metro
3.6

Metro

Train Driver
About 

$95K -$103K

$95K

$103K

$95,245 - $103,428 Range

Network Rail
4

Network Rail

Train Driver
About 

$96K -$103K

$96K

$103K

$95,772 - $103,092 Range

Metropolitan Transportation Authority
3.5

$114K

$125K

$114,460 - $124,739 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Train Driver salaries

The national average salary for a Train Driver is $102,511 per year in Australia. Filter by location to see a Train Driver salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 59 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Train Driver employees.

The highest salary for a Train Driver in Australia is $150,000 per year.

The lowest salary for a Train Driver in Australia is $65,000 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$63
hourly
A Train Driver in the Brisbane Area area reported making $63 per hour
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3-4 years experience
Brisbane Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$60,000
per year
An Uber Driver in the Sydney Area area reported making $60,000 per year
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10+ years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$14
hourly
A Door Dash Driver in the Perth Area area reported making $14 per hour
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Perth Area area
Temporary
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$21
hourly
A Driver in the Perth Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
Perth Area area
Contract
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
$26
hourly
A Driver in the Perth Area area reported making $26 per hour
Job Highlights
Perth Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$20
hourly
A Rideshare Driver in the Sydney Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Sydney Area area
Self-Employed
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$27
hourly
An Amazon Flex Driver in the Brisbane Area area reported making $27 per hour
Job Highlights
Brisbane Area area
Contract
 
5001 to 10000 employees
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