Experienced Forklift Operator Salary

An Experienced Forklift Operator earns an average wage of $13.83 per hour.

$21,674 - $54,206
(Median)
$22K
$34K
$54K
MEDIAN: $34,087
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$10.21 - $18.79
(Median)
$10
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$21,674 - $54,206  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,974  
Profit Sharing
$129.13 - $8,054  
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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$22,043 - $45,580  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 56
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.21 - $18.79  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.69  
Overtime
$14.59 - $28.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,974  
   
Profit Sharing
$129.13 - $8,054  
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).
)
$22,043 - $45,580  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,177
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Skills That Affect Forklift Operator Salaries

Safety Compliance
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Machine Operation
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Inventory Control
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National Average
$31,000

Shipping
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ETL (Extract, transform, load)
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Forklift Operator
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 152 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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