How much does a Forklift Operator make?

Updated 15 Jan 2022
US$33,559 /yr
Average Base Pay

7,310 salaries

US$27K

Low

US$34K

Average

US$42K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Forklift Operator make? The national average salary for a Forklift Operator is $33,559 in United States. Filter by location to see Forklift Operator salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 7,310 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Forklift Operator employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Forklift Operator£22,573 /yr
L3
Forklift Operator III£22,005 /yr
L4
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Adecco
3.6

Adecco

Forklift Operator - Hourly

£11

 /hr
Range: £10 - £16
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£10

£16

£10 - £16 Range

Workchain
3.5

Workchain

Forklift Operator - Hourly

£11

 /hr
Range: £10 - £12

£10

£12

£10 - £12 Range

Pertemps
3.8

Pertemps

Forklift Operator - Hourly

£11

 /hr
Range: £10 - £13

£10

£13

£10 - £13 Range

Interaction Recruitment
3

Interaction Recruitment

Forklift Operator - Hourly

£11

 /hr
Range: £10 - £16

£10

£16

£10 - £16 Range

Extra Personnel
3.4

Extra Personnel

Forklift Operator - Hourly

£12

 /hr
Range: £10 - £15

£10

£15

£10 - £15 Range

Driver Hire
4.4

Driver Hire

Forklift Operator - Hourly

£11

 /hr
Range: £10 - £13

£10

£13

£10 - £13 Range

Blue Arrow
3.4

Blue Arrow

Forklift Operator - Hourly

£11

 /hr
Range: £10 - £13

£10

£13

£10 - £13 Range

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gap personnel
4.1

gap personnel

Forklift Operator - Hourly

£11

 /hr
Range: £10 - £12

£10

£12

£10 - £12 Range

Quest Employment
3.4

Quest Employment

Forklift Operator - Hourly

£11

 /hr
Range: £10 - £13

£10

£13

£10 - £13 Range

Manpower
4.1

Manpower

Forklift Operator - Hourly

£12

 /hr
Range: £10 - £14

£10

£14

£10 - £14 Range

Proactive Personnel
4.7

Proactive Personnel

Forklift Operator - Hourly

£10

 /hr
Range: £10 - £12

£10

£12

£10 - £12 Range

PMP Recruitment
2.8

PMP Recruitment

Forklift Operator - Hourly

£11

 /hr
Range: £10 - £12

£10

£12

£10 - £12 Range

O'Neill & Brennan
4

O'Neill & Brennan

Forklift Operator - Hourly

£17

 /hr
Range: £15 - £18

£15

£18

£15 - £18 Range

Quality Service Recruitment
1

Quality Service Recruitment

Forklift Operator - Hourly

£11

 /hr
Range: £10 - £12

£10

£12

£10 - £12 Range

Hales Group
3.7

Hales Group

Forklift Operator - Hourly

£10

 /hr
Range: £10 - £13

£10

£13

£10 - £13 Range

Pin Point Recruitment
3.7

Pin Point Recruitment

Forklift Operator - Hourly

£11

 /hr
Range: £10 - £13

£10

£13

£10 - £13 Range

MadiganGill
3.5

MadiganGill

Forklift Operator - Hourly

£17

 /hr
Range: £12 - £17

£12

£17

£12 - £17 Range

Logistics People
3.7

Logistics People

Forklift Operator - Hourly

£11

 /hr
Range: £10 - £12

£10

£12

£10 - £12 Range

Randstad
3.9

Randstad

Forklift Operator - Hourly

£12

 /hr
Range: £11 - £19

£11

£19

£11 - £19 Range

Brook Street
3.7

Brook Street

Forklift Operator - Hourly

£11

 /hr
Range: £10 - £13

£10

£13

£10 - £13 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Forklift Operator salaries

The national average salary for a Forklift Operator is £22,573 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Forklift Operator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 895 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Forklift Operator employees.

The highest salary for a Forklift Operator in United Kingdom is £28,102 per year.

The lowest salary for a Forklift Operator in United Kingdom is £18,133 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent forklift operator salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

£13
hourly
A Warehouse Operator in the Southampton Area area reported making £13 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Southampton Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
£11
hourly
A FLT Driver in the Stoke-on-Trent Area area reported making £11 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Stoke-on-Trent Area area
Temporary
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
£1,451
monthly
A Forklift Driver in the Derby Area area reported making £1,451 per month
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Derby Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£25,000
per year
A Forklift Driver in the London Area area reported making £25,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
£10
hourly
A Warehouse Operator in the London Area area reported making £10 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
London Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£11
hourly
A FLT Driver in the Peterborough Area area reported making £11 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Peterborough Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£9
hourly
A Forklift Operator in the Milton Keynes Area area reported making £9 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Milton Keynes Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private