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The average driver forklift salary in District of Columbia, United States is $38,709 or an hourly rate of $19. This is 13% higher (+$4,316) than the average driver forklift salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $577.
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An entry level driver forklift (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $29,731. On the other end, a senior level driver forklift (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $46,822.

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Job Description
Operate industrial trucks or tractors equipped to move materials around a warehouse, storage yard, factory, construction site, or similar location. Excludes “Logging Equipment Operators" (45-4022).

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