41,523 Forklift operator jobs in United States

  • Montrose Forest Products, LLC Logo
    Montrose Forest Products, LLC
    Forklift Operator
    Montrose, CO
    $16.00 - $17.92 Per Hour (Employer est.)
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  • Ohio Steel Industries, Inc. Logo
    Ohio Steel Industries, Inc.2.8 ★
    Receiving Manager/Forklift Operator
    Pataskala, OH
    $20.00 Per Hour (Employer est.)
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  • Caterpillar Logo
    Caterpillar4 ★
    Warehouse Material Handler / Forklift / Production / $2K SIGN ON BONUS
    West Fargo, ND
    $18.49 - $23.77 Per Hour (Employer est.)
  • Chelan Fruit/Manson Growers Logo
    Chelan Fruit/Manson Growers4 ★
    Refrigeration Operator
    Chelan, WA
    $20.00 - $27.00 Per Hour (Employer est.)
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  • GCU Logo
    GCU5 ★
    Equipment Operator
    Theodore, AL
    $20.00 - $25.00 Per Hour (Employer est.)
    Utility Laborer
    Pickford, MI
    $18.00 Per Hour (Employer est.)
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  • Kauai Coffee Company Logo
    Kauai Coffee Company3.5 ★
    Associate Roast Master
    Kalaheo, HI
    $19.50 Per Hour (Employer est.)
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  • Closets by Design Seattle North Logo
    Closets by Design Seattle North3 ★
    CNC Operator
    Woodinville, WA
    $22.00 - $35.00 Per Hour (Employer est.)
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  • Shoemaker Manufacturing Co. Logo
    Shoemaker Manufacturing Co.2.7 ★
    Shipping Packer
    Cle Elum, WA
    $17.00 - $21.29 Per Hour (Employer est.)
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  • Chambers & Owen
    Receiving Clerk
    Janesville, WI
    $16.50 Per Hour (Employer est.)
    Easy Apply
  • Odiorne Feed & Ranch Supply
    Feed & Ranch Store Dock Worker and/or Forklift Operator
    Johnson City, TX
    $15.00 - $17.25 Per Hour (Employer est.)
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  • Skarlupka Manufacturing Inc.
    Shipping and Receiving / Parts
    White Lake, WI
    $20.00 - $25.00 Per Hour (Employer est.)
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  • Uline Logo
    Uline3.6 ★
    Forklift Operator - Overnights
    Pleasant Prairie, WI
    $29.00 - $36.00 Per Hour (Employer est.)
  • Simkins-Hallin Lumber Co. Logo
    Simkins-Hallin Lumber Co.4 ★
    Entry Level Yard Laborer (Lumber Yard)
    Bozeman, MT
    $21.00 - $22.00 Per Hour (Employer est.)
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  • Westin Consolidated Logo
    Westin Consolidated4 ★
    Receiving Associate
    Fairbury, NE
    $21.00 Per Hour (Employer est.)
    Easy Apply
  • SeaCast Inc., Logo
    SeaCast Inc.,2.4 ★
    Heat Treat Operator
    Marysville, WA
    $18.00 - $28.00 Per Hour (Employer est.)
    Easy Apply
  • Magnum Machining, Inc. Logo
    Magnum Machining, Inc.3.8 ★
    Shipping and Receiving Associate
    Ironton, MN
    $17.00 - $20.00 Per Hour (Employer est.)
    Easy Apply
  • McCain Foods USA Logo
    McCain Foods USA3.9 ★
    Fryer Operator Assistant - Plover Potato
    Wisconsin Rapids, WI
    $24.07 Per Hour (Employer est.)
    Easy Apply
    Forklift Operator
    White Lake, MI
    $19.43 Per Hour (Employer est.)
    Easy Apply
  • Hearthstone Quality Home Heating Products, Inc.
    Logistics Coordinator
    Morristown, VT
    $58K - $68K (Employer est.)
    Easy Apply

    Job Outlook for Forklift Operator

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    Forklift operators are skilled technicians who operate trucks designed to move and lift materials. Demand for forklift operators is expected to remain steady. A high school diploma and apprentice experience is typically required for entry to the field. Some states also require OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) certification. The most competitive candidates complete two-year associate’s programs in related fields. All candidates must be able to read and understand directions and follow safety protocols.

    Frequently asked questions

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    No matter which forklift operator job you are looking for, it's a good idea to know what salary you can expect and how to aim for a high-paying role. Here is some advice on how to negotiate for a higher salary:

    1. Research what other forklift operators are making in your area. Note that the average salary can differ between cities, states, and employers
    2. Think about your level of experience as a forklift operator. This can help you negotiate a higher salary. You can also research and compare forklift operator salaries by experience level using Glassdoor's total pay trajectory of the forklift operator career path.
    3. Do you have any skills or qualifications that are in high demand? These can help you to stand out in a competitive marketplace. This might include a license to drive a rough terrain forklift or experience driving a pallet jack.

    Once you know what salary you can expect as a forklift operator, you can look into what benefits you could receive. These benefits can differ from employer to employer and from role to role, but may include the following:

    • Forklift operators may receive additional pay on top of their salaries, such as overtime, tips, bonuses, commission, or payments from a profit-sharing scheme.
    • Your employer may also offer to fund further training or qualifications.
    • Forklift operators looking for a flexible role can filter their search for part-time jobs.
    People who searched for forklift operator jobs in United States also searched for fork lift operator, warehouse loader, machine operator, freight receiving, extrusion operator, material handler, warehouse associate, warehouse specialist, forklift driver, manufacturing operator. If you're getting few results, try a more general search term. If you're getting irrelevant result, try a more narrow and specific term.
    There are open forklift operator jobs in several cities near United States including Houston, TX, Phoenix, AZ, Portland, OR, Dallas, TX, Salt Lake City, UT, Denver, CO, Charlotte, NC, Indianapolis, IN, Fort Worth, TX, San Antonio, TX
    Montrose Forest Products, LLC Logo
    Montrose Forest Products, LLC
    Forklift Operator
    Montrose, CO