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Forklift Operator Salary
in Alabama, United States

$33,039 (USD)

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Last updated: March 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Forklift Operator is $33,039 a year and $16 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Forklift Operator is between $25,141 and $39,527. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Forklift Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates and drives gasoline-, liquefied gas-, or electric-powered industrial truck equipped with lifting devices, such as forklift, boom, scoop, lift beam and swivel-hook, fork-grapple, clamps, elevating platform, or trailer hitch, to push, pull, lift, stack, tier, or move products, equipment, or materials in warehouse, storage yard, or factory.
  • Moves levers and presses pedals to drive truck and control movement of lifting apparatus.
  • Positions forks, lifting platform, or other lifting device under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids, boxes, products, or materials, or hooks tow trucks to trailer hitch, and transports load to designated area.
Forklift Operator Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

Job family population: 570,300

Estimated population of Forklift Operator jobs: 49,154

Rate of error: 1.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Forklift Operator Job Listings for Alabama, United States

Certified Forklift Operator 1.2
Mar 16
Cottondale, AL, USA
Day Star Staffing
We are recruiting a Forklift Operator to join our team! This position will focus on safe and efficient movement of products and materials. Responsibilities: * Operate various vehicles for storage or ...
Sit-down Forklift Operator
Mar 12
Hartselle, AL, USA
ICool USA Incorporated
As a trained forklift operator, you will be responsible for following all safety procedures and practices to prevent accidents or injury. The ideal candidate will have a valid certification in ...
Forklift Operator
Mar 13
Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
Committed Personnel Inc.
The Forklift Operator will be responsible for the following tasks: * Loading and Unloading Freight * Staging Material for Shipment * Organizing Pallets using a sit-down forklift * Assisting in ...
Forklift Operator Warehouse
Mar 5
Tarrant, AL, USA
Butts Foods Inc.
We are recruiting a Forklift Operator Warehouse to join our team! Your position will focus on safe and efficient movement of products and materials. The hourly pay will be $10.00 - $11.00 based on ...
Forklift Operators
Mar 5
Gadsden, AL, USA
Elwood Staffing
Benefits for Forklift Operator: * Standard medical, dental and insurance * Growth and advancement opportunities Requirements for a Forklift Operators: * Fork lift experience is a requirment. * Must ...
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