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Forklift Operator salary in US Midwest Region

Average salary
$37,000/yr
Based on 1,836 income tax records
$19,500
$62,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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$19,500
$62,000
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

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The average salary for a Forklift Operator in US Midwest Region is $37,000 per year. These insights are exclusive to Mint Salary and are based on 1,836 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported this type of occupation. Forklift Operator salaries in US Midwest Region can vary between $19,500 to $62,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Forklift Operator salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Milwaukee Metro Area, WI
31 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$33K – $49K
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Minneapolis Metro Area, MN
50 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$33K – $50K
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Cedar Rapids Metro Area, IA
12 income tax records
$42,000/yr
$37K – $45K
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Louisville Metro Area, KY
40 income tax records
$40,500/yr
$34K – $57K
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Detroit Metro Area, MI
51 income tax records
$40,000/yr
$32K – $50K
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Youngstown Metro Area, OH
12 income tax records
$40,000/yr
$33K – $46K
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Cincinnati Metro Area, OH
66 income tax records
$39,000/yr
$32K – $46K
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Omaha Metro Area, NE
27 income tax records
$38,000/yr
$32K – $41K
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Toledo Metro Area, OH
36 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$30K – $45K
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Green Bay Metro Area, WI
18 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$31K – $40K
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Chicago Metro Area, IL
205 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$29K – $43K
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Des Moines Metro Area, IA
18 income tax records
$36,000/yr
$33K – $42K
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Rockford Metro Area, IL
14 income tax records
$36,000/yr
$33K – $44K
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Indianapolis Metro Area, IN
108 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$30K – $44K
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Kansas City Metro Area, MO
70 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$29K – $42K
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Dayton Metro Area, OH
61 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$29K – $41K
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St. Louis Metro Area, MO
78 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$29K – $39K
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Columbus Metro Area, OH
76 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$30K – $40K
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Akron Metro Area, OH
10 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$32K – $49K
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Cleveland Metro Area, OH
26 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$28K – $39K
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Fort Wayne Metro Area, IN
25 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$28K – $40K
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Grand Rapids Metro Area, MI
12 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$27K – $36K
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Wichita Metro Area, KS
12 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$29K – $39K
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Springfield Metro Area, MO
14 income tax records
$31,000/yr
$26K – $35K
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Davenport Metro Area, IA
19 income tax records
$26,000/yr
$21K – $41K

Forklift Operator salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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The Coca-Cola Company, US Midwest Region
12 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$45K – $54K
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PepsiCo, US Midwest Region
11 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$42K – $50K
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Tyson Foods, US Midwest Region
11 income tax records
$42,000/yr
$38K – $45K
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Walmart, US Midwest Region
21 income tax records
$39,000/yr
$31K – $40K
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Americold, US Midwest Region
14 income tax records
$38,000/yr
$33K – $46K
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Menard, US Midwest Region
40 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$34K – $41K
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GEODIS, US Midwest Region
10 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$32K – $39K
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FedEx, US Midwest Region
22 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$21K – $40K
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R+L Carriers, US Midwest Region
18 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$29K – $41K
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Exelixis, US Midwest Region
33 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$32K – $38K

Forklift Operator demographics in US Midwest Region

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69% are single
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31% are married
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40% have kids
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28% own a home

Forklift Operator salaries by age

$0
$9,750
$19,500
$29,250
$39,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Forklift Operators in US Midwest Region

1,836 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a forklift operator in US Midwest Region is $37,000 per year. Forklift operator salaries in US Midwest Region can vary between $19,500 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 1,836 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as forklift operator.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for forklift operators in US Midwest Region: The Coca-Cola Company ($48,500 a year), PepsiCo ($45,500 a year), and Tyson Foods ($42,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for forklift operators in US Midwest Region: Milwaukee Metro Area, WI ($44,000 a year), Minneapolis Metro Area, MN ($44,000 a year), and Cedar Rapids Metro Area, IA ($42,000 a year).
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.