How much does a Forklift Operator make in the United States?
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101.6k salaries reported, updated at May 16, 2021
The average salary for a forklift operator is $15.25 per hour in the United States and $5,250 overtime per year.
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44% of Forklift operators in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area
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