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Forklift Operator Salaries

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3,513 SalariesUpdated Feb 19, 2019
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Average Base Pay
$32,145/yr
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$25K
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$32K
Average
$43K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$1,078
Range$239 - $5,017
How much does a Forklift Operator make?

The national average salary for a Forklift Operator is $32,145 in United States. Filter by location to see Forklift Operator salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 3,513 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Forklift Operator employees.

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      DHL Supply Chain
      $13/hr
      Range: $10 - $17
      81 salaries
      $13/hr
      $10$17
      Costco Wholesale
      $16/hr
      Range: $12 - $25
      34 salaries
      $16/hr
      $12$25
      Walmart
      $17/hr
      Range: $14 - $21
      30 salaries
      $17/hr
      $14$21
      The Coca-Cola Company
      $16/hr
      Range: $12 - $20
      25 salaries
      $16/hr
      $12$20
      Menards
      $11/hr
      Range: $9 - $14
      25 salaries
      $11/hr
      $9$14
      DSC Logistics
      $14/hr
      Range: $12 - $17
      25 salaries
      $14/hr
      $12$17
      Sysco
      $42,345/yr
      Range: $38K - $50K
      25 salaries
      $42,345/yr
      $38K$50K

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      PepsiCo
      $17/hr
      Range: $11 - $22
      24 salaries
      $17/hr
      $11$22
      Americold Logistics
      $34,473/yr
      Range: $33K - $37K
      23 salaries
      $34,473/yr
      $33K$37K
      Americold Logistics
      $16/hr
      Range: $12 - $19
      23 salaries
      $16/hr
      $12$19
      The Home Depot
      $15/hr
      Range: $11 - $20
      23 salaries
      $15/hr
      $11$20
      Nestlé Waters North America
      $16/hr
      Range: $13 - $22
      22 salaries
      $16/hr
      $13$22
      Staples
      $28,476/yr
      Range: $26K - $31K
      21 salaries
      $28,476/yr
      $26K$31K
      The Coca-Cola Company
      $32,200/yr
      Range: $27K - $42K
      20 salaries
      $32,200/yr
      $27K$42K
      Dr Pepper Snapple Group
      $30,151/yr
      Range: $28K - $33K
      20 salaries
      $30,151/yr
      $28K$33K
      FedEx Freight
      $18/hr
      Range: $15 - $23
      20 salaries
      $18/hr
      $15$23
      BJ's Wholesale Club
      $25,149/yr
      Range: $23K - $27K
      19 salaries
      $25,149/yr
      $23K$27K
      Lowe's
      $28,500/yr
      Range: $26K - $32K
      19 salaries
      $28,500/yr
      $26K$32K
      XPO Logistics
      $13/hr
      Range: $10 - $16
      18 salaries
      $13/hr
      $10$16
      GENCO Distribution System
      $31,652/yr
      Range: $29K - $37K
      18 salaries
      $31,652/yr
      $29K$37K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $37,500
      per year
      A Forklift Operator in the Gainesville, GA Area area reported making $37,500 per year
      Job Highlights
      Gainesville, GA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Private
      $21
      hourly
      A Certified Forklift Operator in the St. Louis, MO Area area reported making $21 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      St. Louis, MO Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $15
      hourly
      A Forklift Operator in the Baltimore, MD Area area reported making $15 per hour
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Baltimore, MD Area area
      Full-time
       
      501 to 1000 employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
      $16
      hourly
      A Forklift Operator in the Eau Claire, WI Area area reported making $16 per hour
      Job Highlights
      Eau Claire, WI Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Private
      $19
      hourly
      A Forklift Operator in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $19 per hour
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Company - Public
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