Operator Forklift Salary

How much does a Operator Forklift make in the United States?
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$35,954 (USD)/yr

Average Base Salary

$17 (USD)/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$536 (USD)/yr

Average Bonus
The average operator forklift salary in United States is $35,954 or an equivalent hourly rate of $17. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $536. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$27,359 (USD)

Entry Level Salary

$43,015 (USD)

Senior Level Salary

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