The average pay for a Forklift Operator is C$15.93 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Safety Compliance is associated with high pay for this job.

C$25,135 - C$58,723
(Median)
C$25K
C$36K
C$59K
MEDIAN: C$36,322
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90%

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C$12.88 - C$21.09
(Median)
C$13
C$16
C$21
MEDIAN: C$15.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$20KC$40KC$60K
Salary
C$25,135 - C$58,723  
   
Bonus
C$200.44 - C$3,576  
Profit Sharing
C$400.00  
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$26,965 - C$47,452  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$12C$24C$36
Hourly Rate
C$12.88 - C$21.09  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.85  
Overtime
C$18.26 - C$35.40  
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$200.44 - C$3,576  
   
Profit Sharing
C$400.00  
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$26,965 - C$47,452  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 422
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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$34,051

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Experience Affects Forklift Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%



National Average
C$34,000


Skills That Affect Forklift Operator Salaries

Safety Compliance
up arrow 25%

Shipping
up arrow 3%

Forklift Operator
up arrow 1%

Inventory Control
0%

Receiving
0%

Picking
0%

National Average
C$34,000

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 64 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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