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Forklift Operator Salary
in Delaware, United States

$37,239 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Forklift Operator is $37,239 a year and $18 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for a Forklift Operator is between $28,337 and $44,551. 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 Delaware, 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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Forklift Operator Job Listings for Delaware, United States

Second Shift Forklift Operator / Order Puller
Jan 9
Newark, DE, USA
Eastern Metal Supply
Second Shift Forklift Operator / Order Puller EMS has an immediate opening for an experienced and reliable full time second shift Forklift Operator / Order Puller / Warehouse Worker in our Newark, DE ...
Forklift Operator
Jan 17
New Castle, DE, USA
Select Staff
Select Staff is now Hiring Experience Forklift Operators for a steel warehouse in San Antonio. You must be able to : * Have a minimum of 1 year forklift experience in a warehouse setting * Report to ...
Material Handler Forklift Operator
Jan 2
Wilmington, DE, USA
Schoening Technology Group
Forklift Operation (OSHA certified. * Requires accuracy in writing and numbers. * Requires good mathematical skills and attention to detail. * Ability to move freely throughout the building to gather ...
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Nov 10
Bethany Beach, United States
Uber Driver Partners
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Machine Operator - Millington, MD
Nov 29
Dover, DE, USA
AZZ Enclosure Systems
... forklift. • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and stand for extended periods of time. • Knowledge of OSHA procedures, particularly Lockout Tagout. • Ability to analyze and solve problems ...