Forklift Operator Salaries

7,210 SalariesUpdated May 7, 2021

Average Base Pay
$32,382 / yr
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How much does a Forklift Operator make?

The national average salary for a Forklift Operator is $32,382 in United States. Filter by location to see Forklift Operator salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 7,210 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Forklift Operator employees.

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Forklift Operator

Aerotek

$34,878/yr

Range: $17K - $50K

545 salaries

$34,878/yr
$17K$50K

Forklift Operator

FedEx SupplyChain

$34,194/yr

Range: $30K - $49K

329 salaries

$34,194/yr
$30K$49K

Forklift Operator - Hourly

Express Employment Professionals

$15/hr

Range: $8 - $26

291 salaries

$15/hr
$8$26

Forklift Operator

Walmart

$38,981/yr

Range: $21K - $49K

150 salaries

$38,981/yr
$21K$49K

Forklift Operator - Hourly

DHL Supply Chain

$15/hr

Range: $11 - $22

147 salaries

$15/hr
$11$22

Forklift Operator - Hourly

Randstad

$16/hr

Range: $8 - $24

138 salaries

$16/hr
$8$24

Forklift Operator - Hourly

MyWorkChoice

$17/hr

Range: $12 - $21

136 salaries

$17/hr
$12$21

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Forklift Operator - Hourly

Manpower

$15/hr

Range: $9 - $21

132 salaries

$15/hr
$9$21

Forklift Operator - Hourly

Prologistix

$17/hr

Range: $11 - $19

119 salaries

$17/hr
$11$19

Forklift Operator - Hourly

Abacus

$16/hr

Range: $10 - $19

101 salaries

$16/hr
$10$19

Forklift Operator - Hourly

Resource Employment Solutions

$15/hr

Range: $12 - $18

86 salaries

$15/hr
$12$18

Forklift Operator - Hourly

Premier Employee Solutions

$15/hr

Range: $12 - $18

85 salaries

$15/hr
$12$18

Forklift Operator - Hourly

Compunnel

$15/hr

Range: $10 - $18

76 salaries

$15/hr
$10$18

Forklift Operator - Hourly

NFI Industries

$16/hr

Range: $7 - $19

75 salaries

$16/hr
$7$19

Forklift Operator - Hourly

Hire Dynamics

$14/hr

Range: $8 - $17

71 salaries

$14/hr
$8$17

Forklift Operator - Hourly

DSC Logistics

$16/hr

Range: $13 - $21

71 salaries

$16/hr
$13$21

Forklift Operator - Hourly

Costco Wholesale

$21/hr

Range: $13 - $27

69 salaries

$21/hr
$13$27

Forklift Operator - Hourly

Americold Logistics

$18/hr

Range: $13 - $21

66 salaries

$18/hr
$13$21

Forklift Operator - Hourly

Peoplelink Group

$14/hr

Range: $11 - $17

63 salaries

$14/hr
$11$17

Forklift Operator

Clutter

$44,110/yr

Range: $42K - $53K

59 salaries

$44,110/yr
$42K$53K

Recent Salary Reports

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

$19
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A Forklift Operator in the Norwalk, OH Area area reported making $19 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Norwalk, OH Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$17
hourly
A Forklift Operator in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$15
hourly
A Forklift Operator in the Las Vegas, NV Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Las Vegas, NV Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$16
hourly
A Forklift Driver in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$21
hourly
A Forklift Operator in the Stockton, CA Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Stockton, CA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$24
hourly
A Warehouse Operator in the Memphis, TN Area area reported making $24 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Memphis, TN Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$45,000
per year
A Forklift Driver in the Riverside, CA Area area reported making $45,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Riverside, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$16
hourly
A Forklift Operator in the Columbus, OH Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Columbus, OH Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$18
hourly
A Forklift Operator in the Winchester, VA Area area reported making $18 per hour
Additional Pay
$22k cash bonus
Job Highlights
Winchester, VA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$20
hourly
A Forklift Operator in the Portland, OR Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Portland, OR Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private