Experienced Forklift Operator Salary (United States)

An Experienced Forklift Operator earns an average wage of $13.54 per hour.
Experienced Forklift Operator Total Pay (?
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$23,117 - $55,511
(Median)
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56K
MEDIAN: $36,515
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Experienced Forklift Operator Total Pay (?
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$10.09 - $18.66
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$23,117 - $55,511  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,611  
Profit Sharing
$295.90 - $5,068  
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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$21,638 - $45,265  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 707
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.09 - $18.66  
   
Overtime
$13.60 - $28.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,611  
   
Profit Sharing
$295.90 - $5,068  
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).
)
$21,638 - $45,265  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 707
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Pay Difference By Location

Columbus
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Chicago
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Atlanta
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National Average
$31,000
Houston
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Cincinnati
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Skills That Affect Experienced Forklift Operator Salaries

Safety Compliance
up arrow 1%
National Average
$31,000
Machine Operation
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Inventory Control
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Shipping
up arrow 9%

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Gender

Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 24%
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