MATERIAL HANDLER/FORKLIFT OPERATOR SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$25,000
$21,000
Min 10%
$25,000
Median 50%
$29,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Qpsiusa
Highest Paying City
Del Rio, TX
Highest Paying State
Hawaii
Average Experience Level
2.8 years
How much does a material handler/forklift operator make?
Material Handler/Forklift Operators in America make, on average, $25,173 a year or $12.1 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $21,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $29,000. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Material Handler/Forklift Operators are Retail companies and Professional companies. The best states for high paying Material Handler/Forklift Operator jobs are Hawaii, Alaska, Texas, Arizona, and California. The typical employment in the position spans 2.8 years.
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Average Material Handler/Forklift Operator Salary By Company

Material Handler/Forklift Operator jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Most Material Handler/Forklift Operator jobs are in Retail companies and Retail companies. Qpsiusa and CEVA Logistics are the best paying companies for Material Handler/Forklift Operators. In addition, companies like Bryce and Metalcraft of Mayville report highly competitive salaries for Material Handler/Forklift Operators.

Average Material Handler/Forklift Operator Salary By Location

Material Handler/Forklift Operators in the United States of America make on average $25,173 a year or $12.1 per hour. The city with the highest Material Handler/Forklift Operator salary is Del Rio, TX at $26,813 per year. The average starting salary in Del Rio, TX for Material Handler/Forklift Operators is $20,000. Hawaii, Alaska, Texas, Arizona, and California are the top 5 highest earning states for Material Handler/Forklift Operators. On the other hand, Missouri, Indiana, South Dakota, Illinois, and Iowa report the lowest wages for Material Handler/Forklift Operators.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Del Rio, TX
$26,813
2
San Diego, CA
$26,569
3
Auburn, WA
$25,512
4
Memphis, TN
$24,844
5
Tulsa, OK
$24,733

Average Material Handler/Forklift Operator Salary By Industry

Material Handler/Forklift Operator salaries can vary depending on the industry. By looking at our data, we can see that Construction companies, Retail companies, and Manufacturing companies pay their Material Handler/Forklift Operators well. Salaries for Material Handler/Forklift Operators in Construction companies average $25,476 annually, while Retail companies and Manufacturing companies pay $25,410 and $25,402, respectively. At $24,803, the average salary for Material Handler/Forklift Operators in the Professional industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Construction
$25,476
2
Retail
$25,410
3
Manufacturing
$25,402
4
Automotive
$25,328
5
Hospitality
$25,139

RECENTLY ADDED Material Handler/Forklift Operator SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Holman Distribution
Material Handler/Forklift Operator
10/29/2019
$37,879
Aerotek
Material Handler/Forklift Operator
10/27/2019
$29,218
Core Mark
Material Handler/Forklift Operator
10/26/2019
$29,218
Randstad
Material Handler/Forklift Operator
10/25/2019
$25,044
Dart Container
Material Handler/Forklift Operator
10/24/2019
$30,804
Aerotek
Material Handler/Forklift Operator
10/23/2019
$37,566
Kelly Services
Material Handler/Forklift Operator
10/10/2019
$26,609
Spherion
Material Handler/Forklift Operator
10/09/2019
$29,218
Spherion
Material Handler/Forklift Operator
10/04/2019
$27,131
Dart Container of Michigan
Material Handler/Forklift Operator
09/27/2019
$30,804
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