Pay for Late-Career Forklift Operators sits in the ballpark of $14.93 per hour. Although just under one in four lack health benefits of any kind, a strong majority do enjoy medical insurance, and the larger part get dental coverage, too. Most Late-Career Forklift Operators like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$23,489 - $66,443
$23K
$42K
$66K
MEDIAN: $41,821
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90%

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$11.12 - $21.70
$11
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $14.93
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$23,489 - $66,443  
   
Bonus
$299.00 - $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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$23,827 - $51,439  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.12 - $21.70  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$13.90 - $31.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$299.00 - $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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$23,827 - $51,439  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 500

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Key Stats for Forklift Operator

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 62 votes.
0100
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Forklift Operator Salaries

ETL (Extract, transform, load)
up arrow 7%

Machine Operation
up arrow 5%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 3%

Inventory Control
up arrow 1%

National Average
$34,000

Shipping
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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