The average pay for a Forklift Operator in Seattle, Washington is $15.68 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$10.87 - $20.49
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$10.87 - $20.49  
   
Overtime
$22.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
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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$23,676 - $45,070  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
662,064
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

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Experience Affects Forklift Operator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Forklift Operator Salaries

Machine Operation
0%

National Average
$34,000

Shipping
up arrow 3%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 3%

Inventory Control
up arrow 4%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
47%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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