Forklift Driver salary in the United States

Average salary
Based on 13,088 income tax records
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How much do Forklift Drivers make?
The average total salary for a Forklift Driver is $35,000 per year. This is based on data from 13,088 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Forklift Driver and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Forklift Driver salary can vary between $17,000 to $62,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Forklift Driver salary by location

Forklift Driver salary by company

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Salary range**
Costco Wholesale, Maricopa County, AZ
17 income tax records
$33K – $62K
Ford Motor Company, Jefferson County, KY
11 income tax records
$30K – $61K
Hobby Lobby, Oklahoma County, OK
10 income tax records
$35K – $45K
Norplas Industries, Lucas County, OH
10 income tax records
$27K – $54K
Goodman Manufacturing Company, Harris County, TX
16 income tax records
$24K – $59K
Saddle Creek, Polk County, FL
10 income tax records
$17K – $38K
Exelixis, Tarrant County, TX
11 income tax records
$22K – $39K

Forklift Driver demographics in United States

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75% are single
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25% are married
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35% have kids
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22% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Forklift Drivers in United States

13,088 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a forklift driver in the United States is $35,000 per year. Forklift driver salaries in the United States can vary between $17,000 to $62,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 13,088 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as forklift driver.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for forklift drivers in the United States: Costco Wholesale ($54,500 a year), Ford Motor Company ($49,000 a year), and Hobby Lobby ($39,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for forklift drivers in the United States: Seattle Metro Area, WA ($43,500 a year), Modesto Metro Area, CA ($43,000 a year), and Denver Metro Area, CO ($42,500 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.