Forklift Operator Salary

How much does a Forklift Operator make in the United States?
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$36,008 (USD)/yr

Average Base Salary

$17 (USD)/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$537 (USD)/yr

Average Bonus
The average forklift operator salary in United States is $36,008 or an equivalent hourly rate of $17. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $537. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$27,400 (USD)

Entry Level Salary

$43,079 (USD)

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Salary Potential
Estimated salary in 2023:
$41,743 (USD)
5 Year Change:
16 %
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