Lift Driver Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$28,000
$24,000
Min 10%
$28,000
Median 50%
$32,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
La-Z-Boy
Highest Paying City
Bolingbrook, IL
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
3.2 years
How much does a lift driver make?
The national average salary for a Lift Driver in the United States is $28,331 per year or $13.62 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 8,000. The top 10 percent earn over $32,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $24,000 annually. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Lift Drivers are Manufacturing companies and Transportation companies. The top 5 states when it comes to Lift Driver salaries are Alaska, Minnesota, Washington, Wyoming, and New York. The typical tenure for a Lift Driver is 3.2 years.

Average Lift Driver Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Lift Driver in the USA is $28,331 annually or $13.62 hourly. The city with the highest Lift Driver salary is Bolingbrook, IL at $30,384 per year. The average entry-level salary in Bolingbrook, IL is $24,000. Alaska, Minnesota, Washington, Wyoming, and New York are the highest paying states. On the other hand, Texas, South Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, and Louisiana report the lowest wages for Lift Drivers.

Map of Lift Driver Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Lift Drivers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Lift Driver Salary By Company

Lift Drivers report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Manufacturing companies and Transportation companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Lift Drivers are La-Z-Boy and Shaw Industries. In addition, companies like Walmart and Dr Pepper Snapple Group report highly competitive salaries for Lift Drivers.

Average Lift Driver Pay By Industry

Wages for Lift Drivers can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Automotive companies, Transportation companies, and Manufacturing companies pay higher-than-average wages for Lift Drivers. Automotive companies pay their Lift Drivers the highest wages, averaging $30,845 per year. Transportation companies and Manufacturing companies pay well too, at $29,298 and $28,419, respectively. The average salary for Lift Drivers in the Professional industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $27,069.
Industry
Average Salary
Automotive
Automotive
$30,845
$31k
Transportation
Transportation
$29,298
$29k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$28,419
$28k
Retail
Retail
$28,051
$28k
Professional
Professional
$27,069
$27k

Lift Driver Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Lift Driver Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Lift Driver can range from $23,023 to $33,462 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary 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.

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CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
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$28,592
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$30,262
$30,262
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$27,131
$27,131
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$27,131
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$33,392
$33,392