A Forklift Operator in St. Louis, Missouri earns an average wage of $14.00 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$12.08 - $15.55
(Median)
$12
$14
$16
MEDIAN: $14.00
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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$12.08 - $15.55  
   
Overtime
$19.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
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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$26,069 - $51,573  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Experience Affects Forklift Operator Salaries

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$30,000

Skills That Affect Forklift Operator Salaries

Inventory Control
up arrow 6%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 6%

Shipping
up arrow 4%

National Average
$30,000

Years of Experience

1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
medical benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 50%
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