The average rate for an Experienced Forklift Operator is $14.21 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Receiving and Order Inventory.

$22,923 - $56,084
(Median)
$23K
$37K
$56K
MEDIAN: $36,583
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$10.71 - $19.37
(Median)
$11
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$22,923 - $56,084  
   
Bonus
$98.99 - $4,825  
Profit Sharing
$99.33 - $2,215  
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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$23,171 - $47,192  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 59
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.71 - $19.37  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.25  
Overtime
$15.40 - $29.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$98.99 - $4,825  
   
Profit Sharing
$99.33 - $2,215  
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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$23,171 - $47,192  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,222
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Skills That Affect Forklift Operator Salaries

Receiving
up arrow 24%

Order Inventory
up arrow 14%

Machine Operation
up arrow 5%

Safety Compliance
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ETL (Extract, transform, load)
0%

National Average
$32,000

Shipping
up arrow 2%

Inventory Control
up arrow 2%

Forklift Operator
up arrow 6%

forklift
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 160 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Common Health Benefits

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