A Forklift Operator in Tacoma, Washington earns an average wage of $14.83 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Shipping and Machine Operation.

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Overtime
$18.75  
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$22,139 - $55,629  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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About Tacoma, Washington

Pierce County, Washington
207,950
Male:
100,914 (48.5%)
Female:
107,036 (51.5%)
Tacoma (/təˈkoʊmə/, US dict: tə·kō′·mə) is a mid-sized urban port city in and the county seat of Pierce County, Washington, United States. The city is on Washington's Puget Sound, 32 miles (51 km) southwest of Seattle, 31 miles (50 km) northeast of the state capital, Olympia, and 58 miles (93 km) northwest of Mount Rainier National Park. The population was 198,397, according to the 2010 census. Tacoma is the second-largest city in the Puget Sound area and the third largest in the state. Tacoma also serves as the center of business activity for the South Sound region, which has a population of around 1 million people. Tacoma adopted its name after the nearby Mount Rainier, originally called Takhoma or Tahoma. It is locally known as the "City of Destiny" because the area was chosen to be the western terminus of the Northern Pacific Railroad in the late 19th century. The decision of the railroad was influenced...
Tacoma:
$52,437
Washington:
$64,129
$987
Tacoma:
$218,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.9%

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Key Stats for Forklift Operator

1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
9%
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Skills That Affect Forklift Operator Salaries

Shipping
up arrow 22%

Machine Operation
up arrow 19%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 10%

Inventory Control
up arrow 7%

National Average
$33,000

Years of Experience

1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 40%
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