Forklift Operator Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 81,255 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: February 20, 2019
Average salary
$13.28 per hour
  • Most Reported
$7.25
$22.25
Salary Distribution

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

The average salary for a Forklift Operator is $13.28 per hour in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 81,255 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.
Forklift Operator salaries by company in the United States
CompanyAverage salary
$16.67 per hour
$16.19 per hour
$15.94 per hour
$15.69 per hour
$15.93 per hour
$15.79 per hour
$15.48 per hour
$16.98 per hour
$16.29 per hour
$15.57 per hour
Forklift Operator salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$13.27 per hour
$13.27 per hour
$12.75 per hour
$13.32 per hour
$13.47 per hour

Forklift Operator job openings

Forklift Operator/Machine Mover
Hunter Machine Moving LLC
Phoenix, AZ
Forklift Operator/Material Handler NEEDED
Western Way Recycling, Inc
Perris, CA
Warehouse Tech/Forklift Operator - Riverside, MO
Central Power Systems & Services
Liberty, MO
Dockworker / Forklift Operator
Saia LTL Freight
Colorado Springs, CO
Forklift Operator - Day Shift
Midwest Refrigerated Services
Milwaukee, WI
Loader and Unloader
Sparkletts Water Company
Lakeside, CA
Forklift Operator Jobs