Forklift Operator/Materials Handler Salary in the United States

How much does a Forklift Operator/Materials Handler make in the United States? The average Forklift Operator/Materials Handler salary in the United States is $36,580 as of June 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $32,480 and $41,620. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

The Forklift Operator/Materials Handler is responsible for maintaining inventory and for production area cleanliness. Operates fork lifts to stack and retrieve goods, supplies and materials. Being a Forklift Operator/Materials Handler typically requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Documents and maintains inventory records. In addition, Forklift Operator/Materials Handler typically reports to a supervisor. Being a Forklift Operator/Materials Handler possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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