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Forklift Operator Salaries in Chicago, IL Area

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Average Base Pay
$32,753/yr
2% above national average
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$25K
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$33K
Average
$43K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$1,132
Range$242 - $5,101
How much does a Forklift Operator make in Chicago, IL?

The average salary for a Forklift Operator is $32,753 in Chicago, IL. Salaries estimates are based on 189 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Forklift Operator employees in Chicago, IL.

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    DHL Supply Chain
    $14/hr
    Range: $13 - $15
    9 salaries
    $14/hr
    $13$15
    DSC Logistics
    $15/hr
    Range: $13 - $18
    9 salaries
    $15/hr
    $13$18
    Menards
    $12/hr
    Range: $11 - $15
    7 salaries
    $12/hr
    $11$15
    FedEx Freight
    $21/hr
    Range: $20 - $21
    3 salaries
    $21/hr
    $20$21
    XPO Logistics
    $13/hr
    Range: $12 - $14
    2 salaries
    About
    $12 - $14
    hourly
    $12$14
    About
    $14 - $16
    hourly
    $14$16
    Lineage Logistics
    $14/hr
    Range: $13 - $15
    2 salaries
    About
    $13 - $15
    hourly
    $13$15

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    United States Cold Storage
    $16/hr
    Range: $16 - $17
    2 salaries
    About
    $16 - $17
    hourly
    $16$17
    Mauser Packaging Solutions
    $13/hr
    Range: $12 - $14
    2 salaries
    About
    $12 - $14
    hourly
    $12$14
    Lakeshore Beverage
    $17/hr
    Range: $16 - $18
    2 salaries
    About
    $16 - $18
    hourly
    $16$18
    About
    $12 - $17
    hourly
    $12$17
    About
    $14 - $15
    hourly
    $14$15
    Target
    $16/hr
    Range: $16 - $17
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $16 - $17
    hourly
    $16$17
    Amazon
    $15/hr
    Range: $14 - $15
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $14 - $15
    hourly
    $14$15
    Macy's
    $32,088/yr
    Range: $31K - $33K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $31K - $33K
    $31K$33K
    Costco Wholesale
    $44,552/yr
    Range: $43K - $46K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $43K - $46K
    $43K$46K
    The Coca-Cola Company
    $40,533/yr
    Range: $39K - $42K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $39K - $42K
    $39K$42K
    Advance Auto Parts
    $17/hr
    Range: $16 - $18
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $16 - $18
    hourly
    $16$18
    FedEx Ground
    $19/hr
    Range: $18 - $19
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $18 - $19
    hourly
    $18$19
    Ryder System
    $15/hr
    Range: $14 - $15
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $14 - $15
    hourly
    $14$15

    Recent Salary Reports

    Below are the most recent Forklift Operator salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

    $15
    hourly
    A Material Handler/Forklift Operator reported making $15 per hour
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1 to 50 employees
    Company - Private
    $32,552
    per year
    A Material Handler/Forklift Operator reported making $32,552 per year
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Company - Private
    $12
    hourly
    A Forklift Operator reported making $12 per hour
    Additional Pay
    $700 profit sharing
    Job Highlights
    Part-time
    10000+ employees
     
    Company - Private
    $45,000
    per year
    A Material Handler/Forklift Operator reported making $45,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $15
    hourly
    A Forklift Operator reported making $15 per hour
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Company - Private
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