A Forklift Driver in Indianapolis, Indiana earns an average wage of $12.98 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Shipping and Machine Operation. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

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MEDIAN: $12.00
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Hourly Rate
$9.78 - $21.35  
   
Overtime
$19.41  
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$20,365 - $46,087  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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About Indianapolis, Indiana

Marion County, Indiana
848,423
Male:
410,615 (48.4%)
Female:
437,808 (51.6%)
Indianapolis (pronounced /ˌɪndiəˈnæpəlɪs/), is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Indiana and the seat of Marion County. It is in the East North Central region of the Midwestern United States. With an estimated population of 853,173 in 2015, Indianapolis is the second most populous city in the Midwest, after Chicago, and 14th largest in the U.S. The city is the economic and cultural center of the Indianapolis metropolitan area, home to 2 million people, the 34th most populous metropolitan statistical area in the U.S. Its combined statistical area ranks 26th, with 2.4 million inhabitants. Indianapolis covers 372 square miles (963.5 km²), making it the 16th largest city by land area in the U.S. Founded in 1821 as a planned city for the new seat of the government of Indiana, Indianapolis was platted by Alexander Ralston and Elias Pym Fordham on a 1-square-mile (2.6 km2) grid adjacent to the White...
Indianapolis:
$41,278
Indiana:
$50,532
$807
Indianapolis:
$123,500
Indiana:
$131,000
5.6%

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Key Stats for Forklift Driver

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Forklift Driver Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 25%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Forklift Driver Salaries

Shipping
up arrow 35%

Machine Operation
up arrow 13%

National Average
$30,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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