Fork lift operator earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Fork lift operator salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $53,340
Hawaii $45,460
District of Columbia $53,250
Washington $40,570
New York $39,220
Minnesota $39,990
New Hampshire $42,510
Connecticut $38,470
Wyoming $36,930
Maryland $37,820
North Dakota $38,880
Vermont $37,980
Delaware $40,780
Massachusetts $37,480
West Virginia $37,770
Nevada $36,020
Rhode Island $37,770
Iowa $37,410
California $35,460
Virginia $36,550
Wisconsin $37,320
Michigan $35,370
Pennsylvania $36,240
New Mexico $37,450
Montana $37,110
Oregon $36,490
Georgia $34,480
Colorado $35,180
New Jersey $33,900
Florida $34,750
Kansas $35,310
Illinois $34,460
Oklahoma $34,470
Maine $35,670
Arizona $34,920
Utah $33,810
Missouri $34,110
Louisiana $34,700
Ohio $33,880
Idaho $35,020
Indiana $34,090
South Dakota $34,560
Nebraska $32,730
South Carolina $32,240
Kentucky $32,330
Tennessee $31,810
North Carolina $33,200
Texas $32,210
Alabama $32,840
Arkansas $32,450
Mississippi $30,850
Guam $27,680
Virgin Islands $24,870
Puerto Rico $19,070

How do fork lift operator salaries compare to similar careers?

Fork lift operators earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than furniture finishers but more than dyeing machine operators.

Career Median Salary
Furniture finisher salary $32K
Carpenter salary $32K
Machine assembler salary $31K
Electronic equipment assembler salary $28K
Drywall and ceiling tile installer salary $30K
Fork lift operator salary $29K
Hand polishing worker salary $30K
Construction painter salary $29K
Construction worker salary $28K
Dyeing machine operator salary $29K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)