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Best States For A Forklift Operator

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Are you thinking of becoming a Forklift Operator and really want to work at Walmart?

Turns out, your chances are better in some states than others.

Turns out, the median salary for the highest 10% of Forklift Operators in America is $34,000.

Forklift Operators in Fairbanks make the most money.

Juneau and Anchorage are other high paying cities for Forklift Operators.

a Forklift Operator will most commonly be promoted to Machine Operator.

The 10 Best States In America For Forklift Operators in 2020

  1. North Dakota
  2. Minnesota
  3. Wisconsin
  4. Iowa
  5. Alaska
  6. Washington
  7. Pennsylvania
  8. Vermont
  9. Rhode Island
  10. Nevada
  • (118 jobs)
  • (866 jobs)
  • (1,029 jobs)
  • (586 jobs)
  • (35 jobs)
  • (1,119 jobs)
  • (2,026 jobs)
  • (84 jobs)
  • (125 jobs)
  • (293 jobs)

In order to help Forklift Operators decide where to work, we compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across the metrics mentioned above.

Our data set includes average annual wages, entry and senior wages, and the number of available jobs per capita.

We also have the current list of job openings for Forklift Operators available below.

Check out the list of best states for Forklift Operators below.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Forklift Operators In 2020

1. North Dakota

Total Forklift Operator Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
118 $34,424 $24,000 $48,000 1.36
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Forklift Operator Jobs in North Dakota

2. Minnesota

Total Forklift Operator Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
866 $34,837 $24,000 $49,000 1.29
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Forklift Operator Jobs in Minnesota

3. Wisconsin

Total Forklift Operator Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,029 $31,716 $22,000 $44,000 1.81
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Forklift Operator Jobs in Wisconsin

4. Iowa

Total Forklift Operator Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
586 $31,879 $22,000 $44,000 1.55
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Forklift Operator Jobs in Iowa

5. Alaska

Total Forklift Operator Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
35 $42,609 $33,000 $54,000 0.65
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Forklift Operator Jobs in Alaska

6. Washington

Total Forklift Operator Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,119 $33,383 $22,000 $49,000 1.29
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Forklift Operator Jobs in Washington

7. Pennsylvania

Total Forklift Operator Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
2,026 $30,479 $24,000 $38,000 1.54
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Forklift Operator Jobs in Pennsylvania

8. Vermont

Total Forklift Operator Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
84 $32,234 $22,000 $45,000 1.19
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Forklift Operator Jobs in Vermont

9. Rhode Island

Total Forklift Operator Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
125 $31,913 $24,000 $41,000 1.19
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Forklift Operator Jobs in Rhode Island

10. Nevada

Total Forklift Operator Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
293 $30,986 $20,000 $46,000 1.39
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Forklift Operator Jobs in Nevada

How We Determined The Best States To Be A Forklift Operator

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