Forklift Operator Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 66,250 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: July 17, 2019
Average salary
$13.65 per hour
  • Most Reported
$7.25
$22.90
Salary Distribution

How much does a Forklift Operator make in the United States?

The average salary for a Forklift Operator is $13.65 per hour in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 66,250 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Forklift Operator employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. The typical tenure for a Forklift Operator is less than 1 year.
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Forklift Operator salaries by company in the United States
CompanyAverage salary
$22.52 per hour
$16.77 per hour
$16.41 per hour
$15.95 per hour
$15.69 per hour
$22.87 per hour
$17.91 per hour
$17.00 per hour
$16.88 per hour
$16.18 per hour
Forklift Operator salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$13.50 per hour
$13.54 per hour
$12.90 per hour
$13.68 per hour
$13.60 per hour

Forklift Operator job openings

Forklift Operator
LKQ
Kennedale, TX
DOCK WORKER/FORKLIFT OPERATOR
Dayton Freight Lines
Greenwood, IN
Lift Truck Operator
Cascades
Lancaster, NY
Materials Handler (Motor Vehicle Operator)
US Department of Homeland Security
Atlanta, GA
DOCK WORKER / FORKLIFT OPERATOR (PT)
Dayton Freight Lines
Knoxville, TN
Production Operator Job
Arkema Americas
Louisville, KY
Forklift Operator Jobs