Forklift Operator in Atlanta, Georgia Salary

A Forklift Operator in Atlanta, Georgia earns an average wage of $12.00 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Shipping is associated with high pay for this job.

$9.85 - $20.14
$9
$13
$20
MEDIAN: $13.30
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50%
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Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $9.85 - $20.14
Overtime $10.21 - $36.70
Annual Data $0$48K
Total Pay (?
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$21,667 - $48,400
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 38

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About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
463,875
Male:
223,960 (48.3%)
Female:
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...
Atlanta:
$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
$981
Atlanta:
$241,200
Georgia:
$159,300
4.8%

Forklift Operator Job Listings

Key Stats for Forklift Operator

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Forklift Operator Salaries

Mid-Career
▲3%

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
$28,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Skills That Affect Forklift Operator Salaries

▲5%

National Average
$28,000

Machine Operation
▼17%

Inventory Control
▼18%

Safety Compliance
▼19%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 17%
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