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Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $23.23
Statewide median: $23.81

 

This career pays below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators *

Area Low Median High
U S
$18.18 $19.38 $23.85
Minnesota
$19.31 $23.23 $25.48
Central Minnesota
$19.20 $22.17 $24.64
Northeast Minnesota
$19.33 $25.15 $31.23
Northwest Minnesota
$19.16 $19.40 $24.20
Southeast Minnesota
$18.52 $19.77 $24.20
Southwest Minnesota
$19.20 $23.09 $24.55
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$19.50 $24.16 $28.64

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 8,180 workers employed in this medium-sized career.

Where do Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in very high demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 10,386 new Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 631,600 680,300 48,700 7.7%
Minnesota 9,196 9,561 365 4%
Central Minnesota 1,364 1,427 63 4.6%
Northeast Minnesota 150 154 4 2.7%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 4,775 4,977 202 4.2%
Northwest Minnesota 1,000 1,048 48 4.8%
Southeast Minnesota 1,061 1,121 60 5.7%
Southwest Minnesota 803 832 29 3.6%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.




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