The average wage for a Forklift Operator is £8.21 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

£13,376 - £24,742
£13K
£18K
£25K
MEDIAN: £18,248
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50%
90%
£7.20 - £11.83
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MEDIAN: £8.40
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£0£27K
Salary £13,376 - £24,742
Bonus £750
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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£14,694 - £27,425
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 38
Hourly Data £0£17
Hourly Rate £7.20 - £11.83
Overtime £5.87 - £17.62
Annual Data £0£27K
Bonus £750
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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£14,694 - £27,425
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 75

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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 ₤17,000 based on 61 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 ₤18,000 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Forklift Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤18,000 based on 25 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 ₤19,000 based on 9 salaries.

Forklift Operator Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Forklift Operator?

Forklift Operator in Manchester:
"Satisfaction."
Health & safety minded, be curtious to others be a team player do what is required for job or jobs you have to undertake.

Forklift Operator in Manchester:
"Satisfaction."
Health & safety minded, be curtious to others be a team player do what is required for job or jobs you have to undertake.

Forklift Operator in Halifax:
"No comment."
Pros: Im good at it.
Cons: Pay sucks.

Key Stats for Forklift Operator

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Forklift Operator Salaries

Late-Career
▲7%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
₤18,000

Experienced
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼6%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 93%
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