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
Alabama $32,840
Arkansas $32,227
Arizona $33,141
California $35,460
Colorado $35,180
Connecticut $40,778
District of Columbia $53,250
Delaware $40,780
Florida $34,750
Georgia $34,480
Guam $27,680
Hawaii $45,460
Iowa $37,331
Idaho $35,020
Illinois $35,561
Indiana $32,696
Kansas $36,440
Kentucky $32,462
Louisiana $34,700
Massachusetts $37,480
Maryland $37,820
Maine $35,670
Michigan $35,370
Minnesota $39,990
Missouri $34,110
Mississippi $30,850
Montana $37,110
North Carolina $33,200
North Dakota $38,880
Nebraska $32,730
New Hampshire $42,510
New Jersey $33,900
New Mexico $37,450
Nevada $36,020
New York $39,220
Ohio $35,490
Oklahoma $34,470
Oregon $36,490
Pennsylvania $29,311
Puerto Rico $19,070
Rhode Island $37,770
South Carolina $32,240
South Dakota $34,560
Tennessee $31,810
Texas $32,210
Utah $33,810
Virginia $36,550
Virgin Islands $24,870
Vermont $37,980
Washington $40,570
Wisconsin $37,320
West Virginia $37,770
Wyoming $36,930

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 roofers but more than metal workers.

Career Median Salary
Roofer salary $37K
Welder salary $38K
Log grader salary $37K
Quarry rock splitter salary $36K
Construction painter salary $35K
Fork lift operator salary $35K
Stone cutter salary $34K
Molding and casting worker salary $34K
Cabinetmaker salary $33K
Metal worker salary $33K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)