Forklift Operator Salaries in Chicago, IL

Salary estimated from 178 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: October 22, 2019
Average in Chicago, IL
$14.56 per hour
10% Above national average
  • Most Reported
$7.35
$23.40
Salary Distribution

Average additional compensation

Overtime pay
$4,938
/ year

How much does a Forklift Operator make in Chicago, IL?

The average salary for a Forklift Operator is $14.56 per hour in Chicago, IL, which is 10% above the national average. Salary estimates are based on 178 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 Chicago, IL
CompanyAverage salary
$28.00 per hour
$17.00 per hour
$15.31 per hour
$15.26 per hour
$14.00 per hour
$14.00 per hour
$13.82 per hour
$12.77 per hour
$12.00 per hour
$12.00 per hour
Forklift Operator salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$14.00 per hour
$13.29 per hour
$14.51 per hour
$15.36 per hour
$14.20 per hour

Forklift Operator job openings

Warehouseman
BERKSHIRE REFRIGERATED WAREHOUSING
Chicago, IL
Warehouse Cell Operator - $18/hour - Overnight Shift
Symbotic LLC
Melrose Park, IL
Dock Worker / Forklift Operator (Part-Time)
Dayton Freight Lines
Des Plaines, IL
Forklift Operator jobs in Chicago, IL