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
Hawaii $58,640
District of Columbia $55,380
Alaska $48,980
Montana $48,790
Delaware $48,550
Wyoming $48,550
Rhode Island $47,050
New Hampshire $46,550
Minnesota $46,010
Wisconsin $43,110
Maryland $42,450
Oregon $40,350
Illinois $39,580
Colorado $39,160
Connecticut $39,160
New York $39,160
Washington $39,010
California $38,980
Michigan $38,980
Vermont $38,980
New Jersey $38,710
Utah $38,710
Massachusetts $38,640
Arizona $38,550
North Dakota $38,500
Ohio $38,500
Pennsylvania $38,500
Virginia $38,500
New Mexico $38,380
South Dakota $38,380
Maine $38,340
Missouri $38,340
Nevada $38,320
Florida $38,300
Iowa $38,280
Indiana $38,280
Louisiana $38,200
Kentucky $38,080
Oklahoma $38,080
Kansas $37,960
Georgia $37,900
West Virginia $37,880
Idaho $37,620
North Carolina $37,620
Nebraska $37,620
Texas $37,200
Alabama $36,360
Arkansas $36,360
South Carolina $36,360
Tennessee $36,360
Mississippi $34,210
Virgin Islands, U.S. $28,820
Guam $25,860
Puerto Rico $21,920

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 metal casters but more than metal workers.

Career Median Salary
Metal caster salary $46K
Construction worker salary $38K
Drill press operator salary $39K
Quarry rock splitter salary $38K
Log grader salary $38K
Fork lift operator salary $38K
Cabinetmaker salary $38K
Molding and casting worker salary $38K
Stone cutter salary $38K
Metal worker salary $36K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)