Forklift Operator salary in US South Region

Average salary
$33,500/yr
Based on 7,963 income tax records
$17,000
$58,500
Age:
Average salary by age
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26-35
36-45
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$29K
 
$32K
 
$34K
 
$35K
 
$37K
$17,000
$58,500
How much do Forklift Operators make?
The average total salary for a Forklift Operator is $33,500 per year. This is based on data from 7,963 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Forklift Operator and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Forklift Operator salary can vary between $17,000 to $58,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Forklift Operator salary by location

Forklift Operator salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Old Dominion Freight Line, US South Region
19 income tax records
$52,000/yr
$19K – $70K
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Saia, US South Region
13 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$21K – $63K
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Costco Wholesale, US South Region
49 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$27K – $61K
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Estes Express Lines, US South Region
20 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$31K – $61K
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US Foods, US South Region
22 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$35K – $65K
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Southeastern Freight Lines, US South Region
18 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$37K – $66K
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Ahold Delhaize USA, US South Region
16 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$23K – $62K
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International Paper, US South Region
20 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$31K – $61K
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Food City, US South Region
14 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$39K – $57K
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WestRock, US South Region
20 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$25K – $69K
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Boise Cascade, US South Region
11 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$40K – $60K
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Weyerhaeuser, US South Region
12 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$34K – $55K
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C&S Wholesale Grocers, US South Region
11 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$18K – $64K
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PepsiCo, US South Region
47 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$28K – $59K
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IKEA, US South Region
12 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$32K – $58K
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Georgia-Pacific, US South Region
25 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$38K – $70K
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H‑E‑B, US South Region
34 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$23K – $61K
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Goodman Manufacturing Company, US South Region
20 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$23K – $53K
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Ferguson Enterprises, US South Region
16 income tax records
$42,500/yr
$31K – $55K
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Keurig Dr Pepper, US South Region
15 income tax records
$42,000/yr
$29K – $60K
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Coca-Cola UNITED, US South Region
18 income tax records
$42,000/yr
$29K – $58K
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Atlanta Bonded, US South Region
12 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$33K – $50K
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Publix Super Markets, US South Region
68 income tax records
$41,000/yr
$26K – $51K
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Great Southern Wood Preserving I, US South Region
11 income tax records
$41,000/yr
$26K – $47K
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Conagra Brands, US South Region
12 income tax records
$41,000/yr
$34K – $59K
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Penske, US South Region
12 income tax records
$40,500/yr
$21K – $65K
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Performance Food Group, US South Region
17 income tax records
$40,500/yr
$24K – $63K
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Family Dollar, US South Region
19 income tax records
$39,500/yr
$18K – $49K
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US Department Of Defense, US South Region
20 income tax records
$39,500/yr
$28K – $60K
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FedEx, US South Region
70 income tax records
$39,000/yr
$21K – $57K
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Mclane Company, US South Region
15 income tax records
$38,000/yr
$20K – $50K
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Walmart, US South Region
182 income tax records
$38,000/yr
$23K – $52K
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Ryder, US South Region
35 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$19K – $59K
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Americold, US South Region
42 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$19K – $90K
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West Fraser, US South Region
13 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$26K – $56K
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Dollar General, US South Region
15 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$15K – $50K
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Schenker, US South Region
20 income tax records
$36,000/yr
$22K – $48K
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The Coca-Cola Company, US South Region
54 income tax records
$36,000/yr
$19K – $58K
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United States Cold Storage, US South Region
16 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$21K – $57K
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Tyson Foods, US South Region
74 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$20K – $49K
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Oldcastle APG, US South Region
22 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$20K – $53K
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R+L Carriers, US South Region
25 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$16K – $55K
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Kenco Logistics Services, US South Region
27 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$20K – $53K
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Exelixis, US South Region
129 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$18K – $54K
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Home Depot, US South Region
38 income tax records
$32,500/yr
$21K – $72K
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National Distribution Centers L, US South Region
52 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$17K – $43K
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Lowe's, US South Region
39 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$18K – $42K
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Saddle Creek, US South Region
32 income tax records
$29,500/yr
$19K – $45K
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Randstad USA, US South Region
26 income tax records
$24,000/yr
$17K – $38K
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EmployBridge, US South Region
20 income tax records
$21,000/yr
$15K – $29K

Forklift Operator demographics in US South Region

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77% are single
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23% are married
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35% have kids
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20% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Forklift Operators in US South Region

7,963 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a forklift operator in US South Region is $33,500 per year. Forklift operator salaries in US South Region can vary between $17,000 to $58,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 7,963 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as forklift operator.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for forklift operators in US South Region: Old Dominion Freight Line ($52,000 a year), Saia ($51,500 a year), and Costco Wholesale ($50,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for forklift operators in US South Region: Roanoke Metro Area, VA ($40,000 a year), Austin Metro Area, TX ($40,000 a year), and Washington Metro Area, DC ($39,500 a year).
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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
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.