Fork Lift Operator Salaries

View Fork Lift Operator Hourly Wages

Alternate Job Titles: Fork Lift Operator, Forklift Operator

What is the average annual salary for Fork Lift Operator?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Fork Lift Operator may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Fork Lift Operator in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Fork Lift Operator in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Fork Lift Operator in the United States is $33,053 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Fork Lift Operator in the United Sates are expected to make less than $33,053.

Source: HR Reported data as of September 2014

Median $33,053
  • 10%$26,308
  • 25%$29,522
  • 75%$36,944
  • 90%$40,488

Refine by:

If you would like more details about compensation for this position including benefits and how other factors may influence your pay try our Salary Wizard. If you are planning to negotiate a salary you may want to purchase a Personal Salary Report. If you are an employer looking to price this position you may want to purchase a Job Valuation Report or Salary Wizard Professional Edition.

Job Description for Fork Lift Operator

Operates fork lifts to stack and retrieve supplies and materials. Responsibilities also include documenting and maintaining inventory and ensuring production area organization and cleanliness. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent and 0-2 years of related experience. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. View Fork Lift Operator job description

View Materials Management Jobs by Salary Range: <$30K, $30K–$50K, $50K–$80K, $80K–$100K, >$100K

Categories:  Materials Management, Construction and Installation, Skilled and Trades, Transportation and Warehousing

Industries:  Aerospace & Defense, Biotechnology, Business Services, Chemicals, Construction, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Energy & Utilities, Hospitality & Leisure, Media, MFG Durable, MFG Nondurable, Pharmaceuticals, Retail & Wholesale, Transportation

Similar Job Titles:  Wordprocessing Operator, Switchboard Operator, Photocopy Operator, Computer Operator III, Machine Operator III, Chemical Plant Operator, Punch Press Operator, Injection Molding Machine Operator, Heavy Equipment Operator

Fork Lift Operator Salaries by State