Forklift Operator with Safety Compliance Skills Salary

A Forklift Operator with Safety Compliance skills earns an average wage of $13.50 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$19,650 - $59,665
$20K
$33K
$60K
MEDIAN: $32,847
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90%

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$10.49 - $18.00
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$13
$18
MEDIAN: $13.50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$19,650 - $59,665  
   
Bonus
$295.17 - $4,024  
Profit Sharing
$3.30 - $4,848  
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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$23,122 - $45,072  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.49 - $18.00  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.39  
Overtime
$15.11 - $26.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$295.17 - $4,024  
   
Profit Sharing
$3.30 - $4,848  
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).
)
$23,122 - $45,072  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 994
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Pay by Experience Level for Forklift Operator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Forklift Operator

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 205 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Forklift Operator Salaries

Late-Career
▲13%

Experienced
▲3%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$31,000

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 205 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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