HGV Driver Salary in the UK

£32,100
per year
per month
£2,110
per month
per year

HGV Driver - Average Salary

The average salary for a HGV Driver is £32,100 gross per year (£2,110 net per month), which is £2,500 (+8%) higher than the UK's national average salary.
A HGV Driver can expect an average starting salary of £21,300. The highest salaries can exceed £60,000.
£21,300
Low
£32,100
Average salary
£60,000
High
£1,500
Low
£2,110
Average salary
£3,610
High

HGV Driver Salary Range

Low
£21,300
Average salary
£32,100
Experienced
£39,500
High
£60,000
Low
£1,500
Average salary
£2,110
Experienced
£2,530
High
£3,610
Among HGV drivers, Newly Qualified HGV Drivers tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced workers like Long Distance Lorry Drivers enjoy the highest salaries.

HGV Driver - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Long Distance Lorry Driver£39K/year
+21% 
Sainsbury's HGV Driver£36K/year
+13% 
Royal Mail HGV Driver£33K/year
+2% 
Class 1 Lorry Driver£32K/year
 -2%
Eddie Stobart HGV Driver£31K/year
 -3%
Tesco HGV Driver£31K/year
 -4%
Aldi HGV Driver£31K/year
 -4%
Morrisons HGV Driver£30K/year
 -7%
DPD HGV Driver£29K/year
 -10%
DHL HGV Driver£29K/year
 -10%
ASDA HGV Driver£28K/year
 -12%
Class 2 Lorry Driver£26K/year
 -19%
Newly Qualified HGV Driver£22K/year
 -32%

HGV Driver - Pay by Experience Level

A HGV Driver with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of £24,400 gross per year. A mid career HGV Driver with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £30,800, while an experienced HGV Driver with 10-20 years of experience makes on average £39,500. HGV Drivers with more than 20 years of experience earn £45,600 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a HGV Driver

Late Career▲ +42%
Experienced▲ +23%
Average Salary£32,100/year
Mid Career▼ -4%
No Experience▼ -24%

Gender Breakdown

Female
4%
Male
96%

HGV Driver - Jobs by Location

HGV Driver - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all HGV Driver jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the HGV Driver

How much does a HGV Driver make in the UK?
A HGV Driver in the UK earns an average of £32,100 gross per year, which is about £2,110 net per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the HGV Driver updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a HGV Driver in the UK?
The starting salary of a HGV Driver in the UK is around £21,300 gross per year. Newly Qualified HGV Drivers usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a HGV Driver in the UK?
The highest salary of a HGV Driver in the UK can reach and exceed £60,000 gross per year. Long Distance Lorry Drivers usually have the highest salaries.
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