Train Driver Salary 2017

The average (mean) Train and Tram Driver full time annual salary in the UK is £49,466 and the median £49,735.

For men the mean full time salary of £49,528 is 2% higher than the full time mean for women £48,726.

This is calculated on the basis of different levels of Train and Tram Driver jobs in the UK and is based on the provisional ONS dataset (Occupation (4 digit SOC) – ASHE: Table 14) which was released on 26 October 2016.

Usually, the starting salary is around £18,000-£20,000 for an entry level, graduate or junior train driver. However, this salary scale can be around £33,000 – £44,000 for a senior train driver . For more accurate information on train driver salaries, please simple make a job search; as the job posts in the UK usually state the salaries.

Besides, the salaries can be considerably higher and vary a lot in cities like London, Brighton, Birmingham, Manchester, Edinburgh. It is also a fact that your salary will depend whether you are a underground, freight or trainee train driver.