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Forklift Operator Salaries

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2,301 SalariesUpdated May 19, 2018
Average Base Pay
$29,661/yr
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$23K
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$30K
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$40K
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$1,023
Range$230 - $4,705
How much does a Forklift Operator make?

The national average salary for a Forklift Operator is $29,661 in United States. Filter by location to see Forklift Operator salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 2,301 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Forklift Operator employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
      Company
      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      DHL Supply Chain
      $13/hr
      Range: $10 - $17
      70 salaries
      $13
      $10$17
      Costco Wholesale
      $18/hr
      Range: $12 - $25
      32 salaries
      $18
      $12$25
      Sysco
      $43,353/yr
      Range: $38K - $50K
      25 salaries
      $43,353
      $38K$50K
      Walmart
      $17/hr
      Range: $14 - $21
      24 salaries
      $17
      $14$21
      Menards
      $11/hr
      Range: $9 - $13
      23 salaries
      $11
      $9$13
      Americold Logistics
      $34,621/yr
      Range: $33K - $37K
      23 salaries
      $34,621
      $33K$37K
      DSC Logistics
      $14/hr
      Range: $12 - $17
      22 salaries
      $14
      $12$17

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      Americold Logistics
      $16/hr
      Range: $12 - $19
      21 salaries
      $16
      $12$19
      Coca-Cola Company
      $16/hr
      Range: $12 - $20
      21 salaries
      $16
      $12$20
      Staples
      $28,588/yr
      Range: $26K - $31K
      21 salaries
      $28,588
      $26K$31K
      Dr Pepper Snapple Group
      $30,279/yr
      Range: $28K - $33K
      20 salaries
      $30,279
      $28K$33K
      Nestlé Waters North America
      $17/hr
      Range: $13 - $23
      20 salaries
      $17
      $13$23
      Coca-Cola Company
      $32,902/yr
      Range: $27K - $42K
      20 salaries
      $32,902
      $27K$42K
      Lowe's
      $28,493/yr
      Range: $26K - $32K
      19 salaries
      $28,493
      $26K$32K
      PepsiCo
      $16/hr
      Range: $11 - $21
      19 salaries
      $16
      $11$21
      BJ's Wholesale Club
      $25,397/yr
      Range: $23K - $27K
      19 salaries
      $25,397
      $23K$27K
      The Home Depot
      $15/hr
      Range: $11 - $28
      18 salaries
      $15
      $11$28
      GENCO Distribution System
      $31,828/yr
      Range: $29K - $37K
      18 salaries
      $31,828
      $29K$37K
      US Foods
      $32,895/yr
      Range: $32K - $36K
      17 salaries
      $32,895
      $32K$36K
      FedEx Freight
      $18/hr
      Range: $15 - $23
      17 salaries
      $18
      $15$23

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $20
      hourly
      A Forklift Operator in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $20 per hour
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      New York City, NY Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $14
      hourly
      A Forklift Operator in the Dayton, OH Area area reported making $14 per hour
      Job Highlights
      Dayton, OH Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $18
      hourly
      A Certified Forklift Operator in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $18 per hour
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Chicago, IL Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $10
      hourly
      A Forklift Operator in the Scottsburg, IN Area area reported making $10 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Scottsburg, IN Area area
      Full-time
       
      1 to 50 employees
      Company - Private
      $17
      hourly
      A Forklift Operator in the Columbus, OH Area area reported making $17 per hour
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Columbus, OH Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
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