Forklift Operator Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 76,247 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: November 12, 2018
Average salary
$13.09 per hour
  • Most Reported
$7.25
$22.35
Salary Distribution

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

The average salary for a Forklift Operator is $13.09 per hour in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 76,247 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
$17.38 per hour
$16.56 per hour
$16.17 per hour
$15.62 per hour
$15.38 per hour
$15.60 per hour
$15.48 per hour
$16.95 per hour
$16.69 per hour
$15.31 per hour
Forklift Operator salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$13.13 per hour
$13.15 per hour
$12.64 per hour
$13.39 per hour
$13.13 per hour

Forklift Operator job openings

Material Handler - Warehouse - ALL SHIFTS - Dallas, TX - copy
WestRock
Dallas, TX
FORKLIFT OPERATOR
Matheson Trucking Inc.
Las Vegas, NV
Forklift Operator
Matheson Trucking Inc.
Denver, CO
West Chester Dockworker (Full-Time)
Saia, Inc.
West Chester, OH
Forklift Operator/Material Handler
Central Transport
Louisville, KY
Dockworker / Forklift Operator
Saia LTL Freight
Kent, WA
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