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Forklift Operator Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$34,238/yr
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$26K
Low
$34K
Average
$46K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$1,124
Range$247 - $5,275
How much does a Forklift Operator make?

The national average salary for a Forklift Operator is $34,238 in United States. Filter by location to see Forklift Operator salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 2,649 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Forklift Operator employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      DHL Supply Chain
      $13/hr
      Range: $10 - $17
      77 salaries
      $13/hr
      $10$17
      Costco Wholesale
      $16/hr
      Range: $12 - $25
      33 salaries
      $16/hr
      $12$25
      Walmart
      $17/hr
      Range: $14 - $21
      27 salaries
      $17/hr
      $14$21
      Sysco
      $42,345/yr
      Range: $38K - $50K
      25 salaries
      $42,345/yr
      $38K$50K
      Menards
      $11/hr
      Range: $9 - $13
      24 salaries
      $11/hr
      $9$13
      DSC Logistics
      $14/hr
      Range: $12 - $17
      24 salaries
      $14/hr
      $12$17
      The Coca-Cola Company
      $16/hr
      Range: $12 - $20
      23 salaries
      $16/hr
      $12$20

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      PepsiCo
      $16/hr
      Range: $11 - $21
      23 salaries
      $16/hr
      $11$21
      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
      21 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
      GENCO Distribution System
      $31,652/yr
      Range: $29K - $37K
      18 salaries
      $31,652/yr
      $29K$37K
      Genco ATC
      $30,168/yr
      Range: $29K - $31K
      17 salaries
      $30,168/yr
      $29K$31K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $25,000
      per year
      A Forklift Operator in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $25,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Atlanta, GA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
      $17
      hourly
      A Forklift Operator in the Hagerstown, MD Area area reported making $17 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Hagerstown, MD Area area
      Seasonal
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $14
      hourly
      A Forklift Operator in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $14 per hour
      Job Highlights
      Los Angeles, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Company - Private
      $14
      hourly
      A Forklift Operator in the Lubbock, TX Area area reported making $14 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Lubbock, TX Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
      $15
      hourly
      A Forklift Driver in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $15 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Atlanta, GA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
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