Forklift Operator And Receiver Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$28,000
$25,000
$28,000
$32,000
Forklift Operators And Receiver in the United States make an average salary of $28,509 per year or $13.71 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $25,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $32,000. If you like following the crowd, Professional and Manufacturing companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out Hospitality, Manufacturing, and Retail companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Minnesota, Wyoming, Washington, New York, and Rhode Island provide the highest Forklift Operator And Receiver salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Blaine, MN
$34,068
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Map of Forklift Operator And Receiver Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Forklift Operators And Receiver earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Forklift Operator And Receiver Salary By Location

While a Forklift Operator And Receiver can average a salary of $28,509 per year, or $13.71 per hour, there are many opportunities for Forklift Operators And Receiver to make more. For example, in Blaine, MN you might make $34,068 per year. Other high-paying locations include Hartford, CT, Santa Ana, CA and Jacksonville, FL. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Blaine, MN where the average starting salary is $29,000. The highest paying states for Forklift Operators And Receiver include Minnesota, Wyoming and Washington. Meanwhile, Kentucky, South Carolina, and Alabama offer the lowest salaries.

Average Forklift Operator And Receiver Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a Forklift Operator And Receiver, working for Stanley Black & Decker or Gates might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Performance Food Group and SuperValu report highly competitive salaries for Forklift Operators And Receiver.

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Average Forklift Operator And Receiver Pay By Industry

Forklift Operator And Receiver salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with Hospitality, Manufacturing, and Retail companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, a Forklift Operator And Receiver can make a yearly salary of $29,029 while working for Hospitality companies. All the while, other Forklift Operators And Receiver are making $28,550 at Manufacturing companies and $28,545 at Retail companies. One industry Forklift Operators And Receiver may want to avoid is the Professional industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $27,696.
Industry
Average Salary
Hospitality
Hospitality
$29,029
$29k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$28,550
$29k
Retail
Retail
$28,545
$29k
Transportation
Transportation
$28,518
$29k
Professional
Professional
$27,696
$28k

Forklift Operator And Receiver Salary History

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Forklift Operator And Receiver Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Forklift Operator And Receiver can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Forklift Operator And Receiver Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Stand Up Forklift/Receiving Dept/Immediate
Stand Up Forklift/Receiving Dept/Immediate
06/25/2020
06/25/2020
$29,740
$29,740
06/25/2020
Forklift Operator-Inbound-Receiving
Forklift Operator-Inbound-Receiving
04/26/2020
04/26/2020
$28,947
$28,947
04/26/2020
Forklift Operator/Receiving
Forklift Operator/Receiving
03/09/2020
03/09/2020
$31,305
$31,305
03/09/2020
Receiving Forklift Operator
Receiving Forklift Operator
02/28/2020
02/28/2020
$31,305
$31,305
02/28/2020
Forklift Operator Receiving Clerk
Forklift Operator Receiving Clerk
02/25/2020
02/25/2020
$26,609
$26,609
02/25/2020
Forklift Operator/Receiving
Forklift Operator/Receiving
02/25/2020
02/25/2020
$31,305
$31,305
02/25/2020
Receiver-2Nd Shift Forklift Operator
Receiver-2Nd Shift Forklift Operator
02/20/2020
02/20/2020
$38,776
$38,776
02/20/2020
Receiving Forklift Operator
Receiving Forklift Operator
02/13/2020
02/13/2020
$25,044
$25,044
02/13/2020
(2ND Shift) Forklift Operator Receivers
(2ND Shift) Forklift Operator Receivers
02/12/2020
02/12/2020
$27,653
$27,653
02/12/2020
Forklift Operator and Receiver
Forklift Operator and Receiver
01/21/2020
01/21/2020
$27,653
$27,653
01/21/2020