Experienced Forklift Operator Salary

The average rate for an Experienced Forklift Operator is $14.17 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Receiving and Order Inventory.

$23,188 - $56,539
$23K
$39K
$57K
MEDIAN: $38,871
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$10.74 - $19.46
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MEDIAN: $14.17
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$23,188 - $56,539  
   
Bonus
$12.26 - $4,810  
Profit Sharing
$98.63 - $2,230  
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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$23,248 - $46,853  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 64
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.74 - $19.46  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.25  
Overtime
$15.20 - $29.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$12.26 - $4,810  
   
Profit Sharing
$98.63 - $2,230  
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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$23,248 - $46,853  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,280

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,798

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Key Stats for Forklift Operator

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 170 votes.
10-19 years
83%
20 years or more
17%
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Skills That Affect Forklift Operator Salaries

Receiving
▲24%

Order Inventory
▲14%

Machine Operation
▲4%

Safety Compliance
▲1%

National Average
$32,000

ETL (Extract, transform, load)
▼1%

▼2%

Inventory Control
▼3%

Forklift Operator
▼7%

forklift
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 170 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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