An Experienced Forklift Operator earns an average wage of AU$22.94 per hour.

AU$42,903 - AU$63,000
AU$55K
MEDIAN: AU$55,000
50%
AU$19.60 - AU$27.71
AU$20
AU$23
AU$28
MEDIAN: AU$22.95
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$63K
Salary AU$55,000
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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AU$41,129 - AU$61,958
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7
Hourly Data AU$0AU$41
Hourly Rate AU$19.60 - AU$27.71
Hourly Tips AU$3.49
Overtime AU$22.15 - AU$41.11
Annual Data AU$0AU$61K
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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AU$41,129 - AU$61,958
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 104

Job Description for Forklift Operator

A fork lift operator is tasked with distributing, transporting, and accounting for merchandise, material, and/or equipment in industrial settings. They work in a variety of industries, such as manufacturing, construction, food services, and general storage. Using a reference to inventoried items (or as directed by a supervisor), the operator locates items to be gathered, moved, or distributed, and then does so. Although the basic purpose of the job is to move and place items from one location to another (i.e., primarily physical labor), the operator may also be required to sort or perform other processing tasks. The operator may also be required to perform general quality-assurance checks.

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Forklift Operator Tasks

  • Operate a forklift to move and stack merchandise.
  • Keep an inventory of product availability and location.

Forklift Operator Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$49,158

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Forklift Operator

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %
10-19 years
80%
20 years or more
20%

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%