Forklift Operator

A forklift operator is responsible for optimizing loads to ensure operational efficiency, scheduling vehicles for maintenance and repairs and managing inventory by utilizing RF scanning equipment, among other duties. A forklift operator will need to transport valuable items, requiring diligence and good hand-eye coordination.

Forklift Operator training includes: OSHA Forklift Certificate.


$43,800 in Washington,
$39,200 in United States

Education & Training



12,521 in Washington,
663,790 in United States


Examples of employers include Penske and Prologistix.

College Programs

See the Forklift Operator section of our Education page.

Additional Information

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