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
Connecticut $40,778
New York $39,220
Minnesota $39,990
New Hampshire $42,510
Wyoming $36,930
Maryland $37,820
North Dakota $38,880
Vermont $37,980
Delaware $40,780
Massachusetts $37,480
West Virginia $37,770
Iowa $37,331
Nevada $36,020
Rhode Island $37,770
California $35,460
Virginia $36,550
Wisconsin $37,320
Michigan $35,370
Kansas $36,440
New Mexico $37,450
Montana $37,110
Oregon $36,490
Illinois $35,561
Ohio $35,490
Georgia $34,480
Colorado $35,180
New Jersey $33,900
Florida $34,750
Oklahoma $34,470
Maine $35,670
Utah $33,810
Missouri $34,110
Louisiana $34,700
Idaho $35,020
South Dakota $34,560
Nebraska $32,730
South Carolina $32,240
Arizona $33,141
Alabama $32,840
Indiana $32,696
Tennessee $31,810
North Carolina $33,200
Kentucky $32,462
Texas $32,210
Arkansas $32,227
Mississippi $30,850
Pennsylvania $29,311
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 construction workers but more than hand polishing workers.

Career Median Salary
Construction worker salary $34K
Quarry rock splitter salary $35K
Cabinetmaker salary $33K
Molding and casting worker salary $33K
Stone cutter salary $33K
Fork lift operator salary $33K
Furniture finisher salary $32K
Metal worker salary $31K
Electronic equipment assembler salary $28K
Hand polishing worker salary $30K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)