The average rate for an Entry-Level Forklift Driver is $12.40 per hour. A skill in Safety Compliance is associated with high pay for this job.

$19,153 - $62,434
$19K
$30K
$62K
MEDIAN: $30,014
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$9.83 - $17.13
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$12
$17
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$19,153 - $62,434  
   
Bonus
$8.21 - $1,957  
Profit Sharing
$375.00  
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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$20,673 - $40,813  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 35
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.83 - $17.13  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.00  
Overtime
$13.92 - $23.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$8.21 - $1,957  
   
Profit Sharing
$375.00  
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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$20,673 - $40,813  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 921

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Key Stats for Forklift Driver

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 107 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
18%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Forklift Driver Salaries

Safety Compliance
up arrow 11%

Machine Operation
up arrow 7%

Shipping
up arrow 1%

Inventory Control
0%

National Average
$28,000

ETL (Extract, transform, load)
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forklift
up arrow 1%

Receiving
up arrow 7%

Picking
up arrow 10%

forklift driver
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 107 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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