Entry-Level Forklift Driver Salary

The average rate for an Entry-Level Forklift Driver is $12.52 per hour. A skill in Safety Compliance is associated with high pay for this job.

$18,915 - $99,558
$19K
$31K
$100K
MEDIAN: $30,687
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50%
90%

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$10.08 - $17.49
$10
$13
$17
MEDIAN: $12.92
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$0$99K
Salary $18,915 - $99,558
Bonus $96.96 - $2,392
Profit Sharing $375.00
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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$21,375 - $42,160
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 44
Hourly Data $0$24
Hourly Rate $10.08 - $17.49
Hourly Tips $1.67
Overtime $14.50 - $24.38
Annual Data $0$42K
Bonus $96.96 - $2,392
Profit Sharing $375.00
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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$21,375 - $42,160
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 963

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Forklift Driver Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Forklift Driver in Newark:
"Becareful."
Safety first and the faster you will get in time.

Forklift Driver in Hilliard:
"Listen, cooperation and provide good attitude for everything."
As a forklift driver always make sure that you must follow the safety rules of the company. Cooperate, must understand what the job assign.

Forklift Driver in Brighton:
Never have an accident.

Forklift Driver in Monett:
"I wish I knew the pay scale."
Know what your getting into before accepting job.

Forklift Driver in Wilkes-Barre:
"Make sure outgoing orders are correct."
Keep things in the right places, keep your dept. Clean ,make sure you use safty,[buckel up]

Forklift Driver in New Brunswick:
"Well I would wish to khow that they dont take people tru th."
Go to school and get a certification or be specialized in a trade to earn more money for wt u are specialized..

Forklift Driver in Indianapolis:
"How it would change."
Be safe and listen to the veteran operators for knowledge.

Key Stats for Forklift Driver

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 146 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
20%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Forklift Driver Salaries

Safety Compliance
▲10%

Machine Operation
▲3%

National Average
$29,000

▼2%

Inventory Control
▼3%

ETL (Extract, transform, load)
▼4%

forklift
▼7%

Receiving
▼11%

Picking
▼14%

forklift driver
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 146 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 32%
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