Forklift Operator Salary in Canada

Forklift operator salary in Canada

According to the Canadian Job Bank, a forklift operator earns a medium wage of $16.49/hr. in 2016.



Salaries for forklift operators vary by province. For example, in 2016, forklift operators had the highest wages in the Northwest Territories.

MATERIAL HANDLERS (NOC 7452-C)

Wages ($/hr)

  Low Median High
Canada 11 16.49 26.6
Northwest Territories 12.5 23.31 43.33
Alberta 13 19 30.29
British Columbia 11 17 29.9
Newfoundland and Labrador 10.8 15 29.6
Yukon 15 20 28.43
Saskatchewan 12 18 28
Manitoba 11.7 17.98 25
Ontario 11.4 16 25
Québec 10.75 16 25
Nova Scotia 10.85 15 23.5
Prince Edward Island 11 15 21.63
New Brunswick 10.65 15 21.45
Nunavut N/A N/A N/A
Source: Job Bank. November 2016*

*Wages are reviewed and updated on the Job Bank Web site on an annual basis.

Licensing

Forklift operator may be regulated in the province or territory you wish to settle in. Contact the regulatory authority and/or apprenticeship office in that province or territory.

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