The average pay for a Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer is C$21.87 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Driver and dangerous goods.

C$37,397 - C$90,379
C$37K
C$60K
C$90K
MEDIAN: C$59,526
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C$17.59 - C$30.46
C$18
C$22
C$30
MEDIAN: C$21.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$31KC$62KC$93K
Salary
C$37,397 - C$90,379  
   
Bonus
C$482.88 - C$8,579  
Profit Sharing
C$1,750  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$37,030 - C$80,284  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 409
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$17C$34C$51
Hourly Rate
C$17.59 - C$30.46  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.62  
Overtime
C$24.73 - C$49.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$482.88 - C$8,579  
   
Profit Sharing
C$1,750  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$37,030 - C$80,284  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 751

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$51,025

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Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer?

Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Ottawa:
"OTR long haul."
Pros: I travel.get paid the see people and places that I might not be able to see on my own.
Cons: I miss my family. Miss my wife. Both my kids have special needs.

Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Lloydminster:
"Good Physical And Knowledge Oriented Work."
Pros: I like driving, hammering, pressurizing tanks.
Cons: Cold, some people rush and you have to keep up. Missing night sleep more than once in a row.

Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Winnipeg:
"Management."
Pros: Not being watched at work environment,
Cons: To be watched by other and commanding officer.

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Key Stats for Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 110 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
27%
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Experience Affects Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Salaries




National Average
C$51,000


Skills That Affect Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Salaries

Driver
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dangerous goods
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Driver/Core Development
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National Average
C$51,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 110 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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