Forklift Operator in Fort Worth Salary

A Forklift Operator in Fort Worth, Texas earns an average wage of $12.49 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$10.76 - $16.37
$11
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$16
MEDIAN: $12.49
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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$10.76 - $16.37  
   
Overtime
$16.56  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$501  
   
Total Pay (?
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$22,903 - $38,657  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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About Fort Worth, Texas

Tarrant County, Texas
836,969
Male:
414,126 (49.5%)
Female:
422,843 (50.5%)
Fort Worth is the 16th-largest city in the United States and the fifth-largest city in the state of Texas. The city is in North Central Texas and covers nearly 350 square miles (910 km2) in the counties of Denton, Parker, Wise, and Tarrant, of which it is the county seat. According to the 2015 census, estimates, Fort Worth's population is 833,319. The city is the second-largest in the Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area (the "DFW Metroplex"). The city was established in 1849 as an Army outpost on a bluff overlooking the Trinity River. Today, Fort Worth still embraces its Western heritage and traditional architecture and design. USS Fort Worth (LCS-3) is the first ship of the United States Navy named after the city. Fort Worth is home to the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition and several world-class museums designed by internationally known contemporary architects. The Kimbell Art Museum, considered to have one of the best collections in...
Fort Worth:
$55,888
Texas:
$55,653
$936
Fort Worth:
$136,700
Texas:
$152,000
3.9%

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Key Stats for Forklift Operator

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
17%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Forklift Operator Salaries

Mid-Career
▲5%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
$28,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Skills That Affect Forklift Operator Salaries

Safety Compliance
▲7%

Shipping
▲5%

Inventory Control
▲2%

National Average
$28,000

Machine Operation
▼2%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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