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Career information and college search tools for industrial truck and tractor operators and those interested in pursuing careers in related fields.

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators Skills

Below are the skills needed to be industrial truck and tractor operators according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Skill NameImportanceCompetence
Operation and Control3.883.38
Operation Monitoring3.253
Coordination33
Equipment Maintenance32.75
Time Management32.12

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators Abilities

Below are the abilities needed to be industrial truck and tractor operators according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Ability NameImportanceCompetence
Control Precision44
Multilimb Coordination3.884
Response Orientation3.623.38
Far Vision3.53.25
Manual Dexterity3.53.12

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators Knowledge

Below are the knowledge areas needed to be industrial truck and tractor operators according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Knowledge AreaImportanceCompetence
Public Safety and Security3.783.07
English Language3.542.67
Customer and Personal Service3.172.58
Production and Processing3.022.86
Mathematics2.962.38

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators Work activities

Below are the work activities involved in being industrial truck and tractor operators according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work ActivityImportanceCompetence
Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment4.594.62
Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material4.374.25
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates4.114.02
Handling and Moving Objects4.085.37
Getting Information3.953.81

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators Work styles

Below are the work styles involved in being industrial truck and tractor operators according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work StyleImportance
Attention to Detail3.95
Self Control3.94
Concern for Others3.87
Dependability3.74
Integrity3.74

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

Listed below are the 10 largest metro areas based on the total number of people employed in Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators jobs , as of 2017

   
Metro AreaTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Salary
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington23,860 $32,170
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell17,280 $34,500
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land16,350 $34,210
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim16,300 $37,110
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario14,410 $33,780
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale7,990 $34,900
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue7,220 $45,100
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood7,190 $35,770
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach6,300 $33,610
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn6,160 $35,390

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Total employment and salary for professions similar to industrial truck operators

Source : 2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

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