The average rate for a Forklift Driver in Dallas, Texas is $12.97 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Inventory Control is associated with high pay for this job.

$10.00 - $16.81
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MEDIAN: $12.97
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$10.00 - $16.81  
   
Overtime
$18.49  
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$22,834 - $45,798  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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About Dallas, Texas

Dallas County, Texas
1,300,082
Male:
639,019 (49.2%)
Female:
661,063 (50.8%)
Dallas (/ˈdæləs/) is a major city in the state of Texas and is the largest urban center of the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States. The city proper ranks ninth in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. The city's prominence arose from its historical importance as a center for the oil and cotton industries, and its position along numerous railroad lines. The bulk of the city is in Dallas County, of which it is the county seat; however, sections of the city are located in Collin, Denton, Kaufman, and Rockwall counties. According to the 2010 United States Census, the city had a population of 1,197,816. The United States Census Bureau's estimate for the city's population increased to 1,300,092 as of July 1, 2015. The city is the largest economic center of the 12-county Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area (commonly referred to as DFW), which...
Dallas:
$45,918
Texas:
$55,653
$903
Dallas:
$152,400
Texas:
$152,000
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Key Stats for Forklift Driver

048
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Forklift Driver Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

National Average
$28,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Forklift Driver Salaries

Inventory Control
up arrow 15%

Shipping
up arrow 3%

National Average
$28,000

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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