Industrial Truck And Tractor Operators

Training Requirements for Industrial Truck And Tractor Operators

Industrial truck and tractor operators need no formal educational credential and short-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Industrial truck and tractor operators
Percent
Less than High School 22.0
High School 51.1
Some College 19.7
Associates Degree 4.1
Bachelors Degree 2.7
Masters Degree 0.3
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.0

Employment Outlook for Industrial Truck And Tractor Operators

This represents about 530,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 12,000 more industrial truck and tractor operators but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 144,000 more.

Typical Income for Industrial Truck And Tractor Operators

Hourly Income

On average,industrial truck and tractor operators make $16.47 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Industrial truck and tractor operators $10.85 $12.89 $15.61 $19.11 $23.48
Transportation and material moving occupations $9.21 $10.91 $14.78 $20.76 $28.50
Material moving workers $9.03 $10.17 $12.62 $16.67 $21.75
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, industrial truck and tractor operators make $34,260 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Industrial truck and tractor operators $22,570 $26,800 $32,460 $39,750 $48,850
Transportation and material moving occupations $19,150 $22,680 $30,730 $43,170 $59,270
Material moving workers $18,780 $21,160 $26,240 $34,670 $45,240
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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