FORKLIFT SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$30,000
$25,000
Min 10%
$30,000
Median 50%
$36,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
22nd Century Technologies
Highest Paying City
San Antonio, TX
Highest Paying State
Oregon
Average Experience Level
2.7 years
How much does a forklift make?
The national average salary for a Forklift in the U.S. is $30,475 annually or $14.65 hourly. While the top 10 percent make over $36,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $25,000. Professional companies and Construction companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Oregon, Texas, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Florida have the highest paying Forklift jobs. The typical employment in the position spans 2.7 years.

Average Forklift Salary By Company

Forklifts report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Professional companies and Construction companies have the most job opportunities for Forklifts. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Forklifts are 22nd Century Technologies and Harris Teeter. Also, companies like Continental Building Products and Saputo Inc. pay their Forklifts very well.

Average Forklift Salary By Location

Forklifts in the United States of America make on average $30,475 a year or $14.65 per hour. The top city when it comes to Forklift salaries is San Antonio, TX at $34,471 per year. The San Antonio, TX average entry-level salary for Forklifts is $28,000. Oregon, Texas, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Florida are the states with the highest payscale for Forklifts. South Dakota, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Antonio, TX
$34,471
2
Miami, FL
$33,940
3
Portland, OR
$33,588
4
Portland, ME
$33,465
5
Vista, CA
$33,331

Average Forklift Salary By Industry

Forklift salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Retail companies, Hospitality companies, and Professional companies pay higher-than-average wages for Forklifts. Salaries for Forklifts in Retail companies average $31,598 annually, while Hospitality companies and Professional companies pay $31,285 and $29,789, respectively. The types of companies that pay Forklifts the least are in the Manufacturing industry, where the average annual salary is $29,539.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Retail
$31,598
2
Hospitality
$31,285
3
Professional
$29,789
4
Transportation
$29,720
5
Manufacturing
$29,539

RECENTLY ADDED Forklift SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
10/31/2019
$31,305
Adecco USA
Forklift
10/31/2019
$29,218
10/31/2019
$31,305
10/31/2019
$33,705
10/30/2019
$27,027
10/30/2019
$20,870
10/30/2019
$33,392
10/30/2019
$29,218
Stride Staffing
Forklift
10/30/2019
$29,218
10/29/2019
$33,601
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