How much does a Warehouse Forklift Operator make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage foraWarehouse Forklift Operator in the United States is $20 as of January 26, 2023, but the range typically falls between $17 and $22. Hourly rate 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. 

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The Warehouse Forklift Operator is responsible for maintaining inventory and for production area cleanliness. Operates fork lifts to stack and retrieve goods, supplies and materials. Being a Warehouse Forklift Operator typically requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Documents and maintains inventory records. In addition, Warehouse Forklift Operator typically reports to a supervisor. Being a Warehouse Forklift Operator 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 2023 Salary.com)

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