Entry-Level Forklift Driver Salary

The average rate for an Entry-Level Forklift Driver is $12.52 per hour. A skill in Safety Compliance is associated with high pay for this job.

$19,264 - $61,993
$19K
$30K
$62K
MEDIAN: $30,169
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$9.89 - $17.15
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$13
$17
MEDIAN: $12.52
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$19,264 - $61,993  
   
Bonus
$22.51 - $2,384  
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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$20,869 - $41,008  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.89 - $17.15  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.83  
Overtime
$14.09 - $23.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$22.51 - $2,384  
   
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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$20,869 - $41,008  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 922

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Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Forklift Driver in Hilliard:
"Listen, cooperation and provide good attitude for everything."
As a forklift driver always make sure that you must follow the safety rules of the company. Cooperate, must understand what the job assign.

Key Stats for Forklift Driver

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 113 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
19%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Forklift Driver Salaries

Safety Compliance
▲13%

Machine Operation
▲6%

▲1%

Inventory Control
▼0%

National Average
$28,000

ETL (Extract, transform, load)
▼1%

forklift
▼4%

Receiving
▼8%

Picking
▼11%

forklift driver
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 113 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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