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Forklift Operator Salary
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$34,526 (USD)

Average Base Salary

$17 (USD)/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$514 (USD)

Average Bonus
The average forklift operator salary in United States is $34,526 or an equivalent hourly rate of $17. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $514. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
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$26,518 (USD)

Entry Level Salary

$41,762 (USD)

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