Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Forklift Operator is $12.88
What Do Forklift Operators Do?
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 …Read more
- Operate a forklift to move and stack merchandise.
- Keep an inventory of product availability and location.