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Power Truck Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$39,249 (USD)

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Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Power Truck Operator is $39,249 a year and $19 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Power Truck Operator is between $29,867 and $46,956. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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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.
Power Truck Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

Job family population: 570,300

Estimated population of Power Truck Operator jobs: 49,154

Rate of error: 1.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Power Truck Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Truck Driver - Regional Owner-Operator Container Work - Owner-Operator
Mar 6
Carol Stream, IL, USA
This Regional Port Dray Owner-Operator truck driver business opportunity features time at home ... Schneider Purchase Power Program - Leverage Schneider's buying power to save thousands in business ...
Truck Driver - Local Owner-Operator Container Work - Owner-Operator
Mar 6
Joliet, IL, USA
Schneider Purchase Power Program® - Leverage Schneider's buying power to save thousands in ... Truck with a model year 2000, or newer * Valid Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) * Minimum ...
Electric Pallet Jack Operator
Apr 30
Geneva, IL, USA
Malone Workforce Solutions
Maintain a clean & safe work environment Electric Pallet Jack Operator & Porters Requirements: * ​1 Year Electric Pallet Jack or Powered Industrial Truck Operating Experience * Use of voice-over ...
Forklift Operator Warehouse - Seasonal
May 10
Aurora, IL, USA
In The Swim
You will be operating a forklift with the utmost care to ensure efficiency and safety. Your job ... Regularly sitting on a powered industrial truck * Ability to lift up to 75 pounds, continuously and ...
Forklift Operator
Mar 21
Joliet, IL, USA
UpperDeck Staffing
... operating electric-powered forklifts or electric ... powered hand-trucks. * ï‚· Loads and/or unloads product items and other materials onto and off ...
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