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Experienced Forklift Operator Salary

An Experienced Forklift Operator earns an average wage of $13.74 per hour.

$21,880 - $55,649
(Median)
$22K
$35K
$56K
MEDIAN: $35,120
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90%

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$10.15 - $18.62
(Median)
$10
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $13.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$21,880 - $55,649  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,634  
Profit Sharing
$397.32 - $5,034  
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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$21,659 - $45,368  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 38
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.15 - $18.62  
   
Overtime
$13.86 - $28.54  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,634  
   
Profit Sharing
$397.32 - $5,034  
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).
)
$21,659 - $45,368  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 858

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Skills That Affect Experienced Forklift Operator Salaries

Safety Compliance
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National Average
$31,000

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 128 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 23%
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