How much does a Fork Lift Operator make in the United States? The average Fork Lift Operator salary in the United States is $41,327 as of September 25, 2023, but the range typically falls between $37,135 and $46,843. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Fork Lift Operator Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Fork Lift Operator Salary $33,319 US September 25, 2023
25th Percentile Fork Lift Operator Salary $37,135 US September 25, 2023
50th Percentile Fork Lift Operator Salary $41,327 US September 25, 2023
75th Percentile Fork Lift Operator Salary $46,843 US September 25, 2023
90th Percentile Fork Lift Operator Salary $51,865 US September 25, 2023
25% $37,135 10% $33,319 90% $51,865 75% $46,843 $41,327 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Fork Lift Operator operates fork lifts to stack and retrieve goods, supplies and materials. Responsible for maintaining inventory and for production area cleanliness. Being a Fork Lift Operator documents and maintains inventory records. Typically requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Additionally, Fork Lift Operator typically reports to a supervisor. The Fork Lift 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 View full job description

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