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Forklift Operator Salaries

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2,162 SalariesUpdated Dec 13, 2017
Average Base Pay
$31,100/yr
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$24K
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$31K
Average
$42K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$1,055
Range$236 - $4,886
How much does a Forklift Operator make?

The national average salary for a Forklift Operator is $31,100 in United States. Filter by location to see Forklift Operator salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 2,162 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Forklift Operator employees.

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      DHL Supply Chain
      $13/hr
      63 salaries
      $13/hr
      $10$17
      Costco Wholesale
      $18/hr
      28 salaries
      $18/hr
      $12$25
      Sysco
      $43,353/yr
      25 salaries
      $43,353/yr
      $38K$50K
      Americold Logistics
      $34,621/yr
      23 salaries
      $34,621/yr
      $33K$37K
      Staples
      $28,588/yr
      21 salaries
      $28,588/yr
      $26K$31K
      Dr Pepper Snapple Group
      $30,279/yr
      20 salaries
      $30,279/yr
      $28K$33K
      Coca-Cola Company
      $32,902/yr
      20 salaries
      $32,902/yr
      $27K$42K

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      Menards
      $11/hr
      19 salaries
      $11/hr
      $9$14
      Walmart
      $17/hr
      19 salaries
      $17/hr
      $14$21
      BJ's Wholesale Club
      $25,397/yr
      19 salaries
      $25,397/yr
      $23K$27K
      DSC Logistics
      $14/hr
      19 salaries
      $14/hr
      $11$17
      Lowe's
      $28,965/yr
      18 salaries
      $28,965/yr
      $26K$33K
      Americold Logistics
      $16/hr
      18 salaries
      $16/hr
      $12$19
      GENCO Distribution System
      $31,828/yr
      18 salaries
      $31,828/yr
      $29K$37K
      US Foods
      $32,895/yr
      17 salaries
      $32,895/yr
      $32K$36K
      Coca-Cola Company
      $16/hr
      17 salaries
      $16/hr
      $10$27
      PepsiCo
      $16/hr
      17 salaries
      $16/hr
      $11$21
      Genco ATC
      $30,144/yr
      17 salaries
      $30,144/yr
      $29K$31K
      Nestlé Waters North America
      $18/hr
      16 salaries
      $18/hr
      $13$23
      FedEx Freight
      $18/hr
      15 salaries
      $18/hr
      $15$23

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $11
      hourly
      A Forklift Operator in the Winston-Salem, NC Area area reported making $11 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Winston-Salem, NC Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Private
      $10
      hourly
      A Forklift Operator in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $10 per hour
      Job Highlights
      Chicago, IL Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Company - Private
      $28,000
      per year
      A Forklift Operator in the Las Vegas, NV Area area reported making $28,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $2k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Las Vegas, NV Area area
      Full-time
       
      1 to 50 employees
      Company - Private
      $11
      hourly
      A Forklift Operator in the Fresno, CA Area area reported making $11 per hour
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Fresno, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Company - Private
      $12
      hourly
      A Forklift Operator in the Memphis, TN Area area reported making $12 per hour
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Memphis, TN Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Contract
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