How much do 75 tonne drivers in Portsmouth get paid?

75 tonne drivers in Portsmouth earn

£12.50-16.83 per hour

Based on 36 employee reviews

75 tonne driver salaries can range between £12.50-16.83 per hour in the Portsmouth area. This data is based on quiz results from 36 employees who live in and around Portsmouth.

What do top employers pay 75 tonne drivers?

Who are the top 75 tonne driver employers?

  1. Air Products
    8.9
  2. Freightliner
    8.8
  3. United Utilities
    8.7

How are people paid?

61%
by the hour
39%
an annual salary

Based on 36 employees

What contracts are people on?

Full time 88% report having full time contracts. (more than 35 hours)

Based on 40 employees

What do 75 tonne drivers do?

Heavy goods vehicles (HGV) drivers have the job of driving large loads of goods from A to B.

Other names for HGV drivers are:

  • Large goods vehicle (LGV) drivers
  • Lorry drivers
  • 7.5 tonne drivers

This type of job may involve:

  • Driving and delivering things to specific locations
  • Ensuring goods are safely secured in the vehicle
  • Loading and unloading goods
  • Keeping to a travel schedule
  • Completing paperwork

You may be driving long distances, and might have to travel overnight.

If you want to apply for a HGV driver job, you might need the following:

For more information about HGV drivers, read our guide to the best lorry driving companies to work for.

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