Forklift Operator Salaries in Illinois

Salary estimated from 4,829 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: October 7, 2019
Average in Illinois
$14.27 per hour
8% Above national average
  • Most Reported
$7.25
$21.65
Salary Distribution

Average additional compensation

Overtime pay
$5,437
/ year

How much does a Forklift Operator make in Illinois?

The average salary for a Forklift Operator is $14.27 per hour in Illinois, which is 8% above the national average. Salary estimates are based on 4,829 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 Illinois
CompanyAverage salary
$18.75 per hour
$16.66 per hour
$16.45 per hour
$16.30 per hour
$20.08 per hour
$18.18 per hour
$16.33 per hour
$15.88 per hour
$16.20 per hour
$16.13 per hour
Forklift Operator salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$14.96 per hour
$14.39 per hour
$14.52 per hour
$14.15 per hour
$13.78 per hour