The average pay for a Forklift Operator is C$16.11 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$25,016 - C$58,958
C$25K
C$37K
C$59K
MEDIAN: C$36,634
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50%
90%

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C$13.16 - C$21.56
C$13
C$16
C$22
MEDIAN: C$16.11
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$20KC$40KC$60K
Salary
C$25,016 - C$58,958  
   
Bonus
C$205.11 - C$3,551  
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$27,471 - C$48,012  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$12C$24C$36
Hourly Rate
C$13.16 - C$21.56  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.43  
Overtime
C$18.87 - C$35.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$24KC$48KC$72K
Bonus
C$205.11 - C$3,551  
   
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$27,471 - C$48,012  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 18 Jan 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$34,374

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Key Stats for Forklift Operator

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 71 votes.
042
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Forklift Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%



National Average
C$34,000


Skills That Affect Forklift Operator Salaries

Safety Compliance
up arrow 15%



Receiving
0%

National Average
C$34,000

Picking
up arrow 1%

Forklift Operator
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 71 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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