Forklift operator

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How much does a forklift operator make in Chicago, IL?

185 salaries reported
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Average base salary
$14.85
per hour
The average salary for a forklift operator is $14.85 per hour in Chicago, IL and $4,938 overtime per year.
5% higher
than national average
Additional compensation
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Overtime
$4,938
per year
Most common benefits
  • Referral Program
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Paid Jury Duty
  • Health Insurance

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Most common benefits for forklift operators

  • Referral Program
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Paid Jury Duty
  • Health Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Health Savings Account
  • Paid Time Off
  • Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401(k) Matching
  • Life Insurance

Salary satisfaction

44%

Based on 42,056 ratings

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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