A Forklift Operator with Shipping skills earns an average wage of C$16.42 per hour.

C$24,730 - C$67,748
C$25K
C$40K
C$68K
MEDIAN: C$39,996
10%
50%
90%
C$13.66 - C$22.34
C$14
C$17
C$22
MEDIAN: C$16.88
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$67K
Salary C$24,730 - C$67,748
Bonus C$103 - C$3,490
Profit Sharing C$500
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$28,426 - C$52,066
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 13
Hourly Data C$0C$32
Hourly Rate C$13.66 - C$22.34
Hourly Tips C$0.43
Overtime C$19.01 - C$32.79
Annual Data C$0C$52K
Bonus C$103 - C$3,490
Profit Sharing C$500
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$28,426 - C$52,066
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 255

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 by Experience Level for Forklift Operator

Pay by Experience for a Forklift Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Forklift Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$32,000 based on 92 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Forklift Operator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$37,000 based on 57 salaries. An experienced Forklift Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$40,000 based on 42 salaries. A Forklift Operator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$41,000 based on 25 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$36,608

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

Key Stats for Forklift Operator

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 67 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Forklift Operator Salaries

Late-Career
▲11%

Experienced
▲8%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
C$37,000

▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 26%