Train Driver Salary

£48,500
per year
per month
£3,050
per month
per year

Train Driver - Average Salary

The average salary for a Train Driver is £48,500 gross per year (£3,050 net per month), which is £18,900 (+64%) higher than the UK's national average salary.
A Train Driver can expect an average starting salary of £30,000. The highest salaries can exceed £70,000.
£30,000
Low
£48,500
Average
£70,000
High
£1,990
Low
£3,050
Average
£4,100
High

Train Driver Salary - Distribution

Trainee
£25,200
Low
£30,000
Average
£48,500
Experienced
£55,000
High
£70,000
Trainee
£1,700
Low
£1,990
Average
£3,050
Experienced
£3,400
High
£4,100

Train Driver - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Virgin Train Driver£61K/year
+25% 
c2c Train Driver£55K/year
+14% 
East Midlands Train Driver£53K/year
+10% 
Southern Train Driver£51K/year
+6% 
GWR Train Driver£50K/year
+3% 
TfL Train Driver£50K/year
+2% 
Underground Train Driver£49K/year
+1% 
Southeastern Train Driver£49K/year
+1% 
Scotrail Train Driver£48K/year
 -1%
Freight Train Driver£48K/year
 -2%
Merseyrail Train Driver£48K/year
 -2%
Northern Rail Train Driver£46K/year
 -5%
Greater Anglia Train Driver£46K/year
 -6%
Trainee Train Driver£25K/year
 -48%

Train Driver - Pay by Experience Level

An Entry Level Train Driver with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of £30,000 gross per year. A mid career Train Driver with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £47,300, while an experienced Train Driver with 10-20 years of experience makes on average £55,000. Train Drivers with more than 20 years of experience earn £65,000 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Train Driver

Late Career▲ +34%
Experienced▲ +13%
Average Salary£48,500/year
Mid Career▼ -2%
Entry Level▼ -38%

Gender Breakdown

Female
7%
Male
93%

Train Driver - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Train Driver jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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