Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

Prospects: Favorable

*According to projected annual openings and year-over-year growth

Operate industrial trucks or tractors equipped to move materials around a warehouse, storage yard, factory, construction site, or similar location. Excludes “Logging Equipment Operators" (45-4022).

Number of positions

2012: 3,410    2014: 3,540

Annual job postings

New: 60    Replacement: 90
(Total: 150)   

Salaries in NYC

Starting at:
Up to:

Educational requirements

Minimum education:
Less than high school

Work experience:

On-the-job training:
Short-term on-the-job training

Education level achieved by workers


Sources: New York State Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor.