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Late-Career Forklift Operator Salary

Late-Career Forklift Operators can expect wages of $14.68 per hour on average. A strong majority enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to slightly more than half. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$22,200 - $44,334
(Median)
$22K
$37K
$44K
MEDIAN: $37,440
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90%

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$10.58 - $20.61
(Median)
$11
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $14.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$22,200 - $44,334  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,591  
Profit Sharing
$786 - $3,561  
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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$23,213 - $51,758  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.58 - $20.61  
   
Overtime
$12.53 - $32.71  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,591  
   
Profit Sharing
$786 - $3,561  
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).
)
$23,213 - $51,758  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 324

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Skills That Affect Late-Career Forklift Operator Salaries

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National Average
$32,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 17%
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