The average Late-Career Forklift Operator earns approximately $14.99 per hour. Most Late-Career Forklift Operators report high levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just over a fifth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by the larger part. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$23,270 - $67,405
(Median)
$23K
$39K
$67K
MEDIAN: $39,305
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$11.20 - $21.40
(Median)
$11
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $14.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$23,270 - $67,405  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $8,726  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$24,001 - $51,220  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.20 - $21.40  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$14.04 - $32.30  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $8,726  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$24,001 - $51,220  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 477
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Skills That Affect Forklift Operator Salaries

Machine Operation
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ETL (Extract, transform, load)
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National Average
$34,000

Shipping
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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