A Forklift Driver earns an average wage of C$16.50 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

C$36,625 - C$54,045
C$42K
MEDIAN: C$42,500
50%

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C$12.40 - C$22.61
C$12
C$16
C$23
MEDIAN: C$16.50
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$19KC$38KC$57K
Salary
C$42,500  
   
Bonus
C$13.18 - C$4,932  
Profit Sharing
C$1,120  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$25,819 - C$50,015  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$12C$24C$36
Hourly Rate
C$12.40 - C$22.61  
   
Hourly Tips
C$3.02  
Overtime
C$11.34 - C$33.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$24KC$48KC$72K
Bonus
C$13.18 - C$4,932  
   
Profit Sharing
C$1,120  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
C$25,819 - C$50,015  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 123
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Pay by Experience Level for Forklift Driver

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$35,704

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Forklift Driver Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Forklift Driver?

Forklift Driver in Milton:
`"$New Vocation."`
Pros: The people, every one in all departments are willing to help each other, and everyone gets along (no infighting).
Cons: Much lower income compared to my 32 year career in newspaper printing.

Key Stats for Forklift Driver

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Forklift Driver Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

Experienced
▲5%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
C$36,000

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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