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Operator Forklift Truck Salary
in Nebraska, United States

$32,417 (USD)

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Last updated: February 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Operator Forklift Truck is $32,417 a year and $16 an hour in Nebraska, United States. The average salary range for an Operator Forklift Truck is between $24,668 and $38,783. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Nebraska, 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.
Operator Forklift Truck Job Prevalence in Nebraska, United States

Job family: Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

Job family population: 570,300

Estimated population of Operator Forklift Truck jobs: 49,154

Rate of error: 1.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Operator Forklift Truck Job Listings for Nebraska, United States

Forklift Operator - 2nd Shift
Nov 26
Fremont, NE, USA
Structural Component Systems
This position is stationed at the SCS Warehouse and is called upon to unload incoming trucks and ... Minimum 1-2 years certified forklift experience operating in manufacturing environment * Excellent ...
Operator Lift Truck
Dec 30
Crete, NE, USA
Nestlé Purina
Performs daily maintenance check of forklift operation and turns in a written report to shift ... Keeps operating areas clean and in orderly condition according to food safety standards. * Creates ...
Field Service Technician - Forklift Mechanic - 18-39927
Jan 28
Omaha, NE, USA
Nesco Resource, LLC
Diagnose & repair lift trucks and other identified products * Communicate with the customer and ... Within NESCO Resource, we have three operating groups with the capability to staff effectively any ...
Material Handler Warehouse
Feb 14
Omaha, NE, USA
Crown Services, Inc. - Omaha
We are looking for 2-3 material handlers/Forklift operators for a full time, temp to hire position ... Reach overhead when unloading from semi-trucks or loading shelves, racks or bins. * Operate a wide ...
Driver Shag
Dec 30
Crete, NE, USA
Nestlé Purina
Assists with loading and unloading of trucks when necessary and during idle time. PRIMARY ... Performs maintenance check on forklift before using and turns in written report into the Supervisor
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