How much does a Fork Lift Operator make in the United States? The average Fork Lift Operator salary in the United States is $38,052 as of April 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $33,778 and $43,292. 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. 

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Job Description for Fork Lift Operator

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 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Skills associated with Fork Lift Operator: Forklift Operation, Vehicle Inspection/Cleaning/Maintenance

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