An Entry-Level Forklift Operator earns an average wage of C$15.38 per hour.

C$23,839 - C$58,175
C$24K
C$35K
C$58K
MEDIAN: C$34,551
10%
50%
90%
C$12.69 - C$20.05
C$13
C$16
C$20
MEDIAN: C$15.51
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$58K
Salary C$23,839 - C$58,175
Bonus C$99.33 - C$3,551
Profit Sharing C$600
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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C$26,384 - C$44,497
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 32
Hourly Data C$0C$30
Hourly Rate C$12.69 - C$20.05
Hourly Tips C$0.85
Overtime C$16.62 - C$30.62
Annual Data C$0C$44K
Bonus C$99.33 - C$3,551
Profit Sharing C$600
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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C$26,384 - C$44,497
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 489

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

Key Stats for Forklift Operator

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 75 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
20%

Skills That Affect Forklift Operator Salaries

Inventory Control
▼0%

National Average
C$33,000

▼2%

Picking
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 75 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 30%