How much do HGV drivers in Birmingham get paid?

HGV drivers in Birmingham earn

£11.98-19.41 per hour

Based on 50 employee reviews

HGV driver salaries can range between £11.98-19.41 per hour in the Birmingham area. This data is based on quiz results from 50 employees who live in and around Birmingham.

What do top employers pay HGV drivers?

Who are the worst HGV driver employers?

  1. Bibby Distribution
    3.8
  2. Pollock (Scotrans)
    4.0
  3. DX
    4.4

How are people paid?

62%
by the hour
38%
an annual salary

Based on 50 employees

What contracts are people on?

Full time 87% report having full time contracts. (more than 35 hours)

Based on 30 employees

What do HGV 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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