The average pay for a Forklift Operator is C$16.23 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are forklift and Safety Compliance.

C$25,016 - C$54,468
C$25K
C$36K
C$54K
MEDIAN: C$35,882
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50%
90%

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C$13.22 - C$21.61
C$13
C$16
C$22
MEDIAN: C$16.23
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$19KC$38KC$57K
Salary
C$25,016 - C$54,468  
   
Bonus
C$197.27 - C$3,576  
Profit Sharing
C$500  
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$27,622 - C$47,906  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$12C$24C$36
Hourly Rate
C$13.22 - C$21.61  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.43  
Overtime
C$19.34 - C$35.46  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$24KC$48KC$72K
Bonus
C$197.27 - C$3,576  
   
Profit Sharing
C$500  
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$27,622 - C$47,906  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 469
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Pay by Experience Level for Forklift Operator

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$34,574

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Key Stats for Forklift Operator

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 72 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Forklift Operator Salaries

▲18%

▲11%

▲5%

National Average
C$35,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Forklift Operator Salaries

forklift
▲17%

Safety Compliance
▲14%

Picking
▲6%

▲2%


Receiving
▼0%

National Average
C$35,000

Forklift Operator
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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