Entry-Level Forklift Operator Salary

The average rate for an Entry-Level Forklift Operator is $12.01 per hour.

$20,049 - $47,344

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$9.58 - $15.85

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$20,049 - $47,344  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,476  
Profit Sharing
$2.21 - $3,915  
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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$20,299 - $37,991  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 48
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.58 - $15.85  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.20 - $2.36  
Overtime
$13.14 - $23.52  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,476  
   
Profit Sharing
$2.21 - $3,915  
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).
)
$20,299 - $37,991  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,418
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Forklift Operator Salaries

Machine Operation
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National Average
$27,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 180 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 33%
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