Forklift Operator with Shipping Skills Salary (Canada)
A Forklift Operator with Shipping skills earns an average wage of C$16.42 per hour.
|Salary||C$24,730 - C$67,748|
|Bonus||C$103 - C$3,490|
|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).)
|C$28,426 - C$52,066|
|Hourly Rate||C$13.66 - C$22.34|
|Overtime||C$19.01 - C$32.79|
|Bonus||C$103 - C$3,490|
|Total Pay (||C$28,426 - C$52,066|
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.Read More...
The operator must be able to properly manipulate a fork lift (raising and lowering it, safely traveling between start and destination) while adhering to proper procedures, guidelines, and regulations for its safe operation. The operator may also be asked to maintain the cleanliness of the work area or the fork lift. Hours vary for fork lift operators, with many individuals usually performing shift work at various points in the day and evening.
Fork lift operators' tasks require basic mathematical and verbal reasoning skills, such as addition and subtraction, verbal reasoning, and reading comprehension. A high school diploma or GED typically is required. Many employers require applicants to provide proof of certification or other demonstration of ability to successfully operate a fork lift. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)
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.
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