Entry-Level Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Salary (Canada)

An Entry-Level Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer earns an average wage of C$20.52 per hour.

C$30,968 - C$88,357
(Median)
C$31K
C$56K
C$88K
MEDIAN: C$55,533
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C$16.78 - C$29.08
(Median)
C$17
C$21
C$29
MEDIAN: C$20
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$30KC$60KC$90K
Salary
C$30,968 - C$88,357  
   
Bonus
C$685 - C$15,319  
Profit Sharing
C$2,500  
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$34,260 - C$73,957  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 194
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$16C$32C$48
Hourly Rate
C$16.78 - C$29.08  
   
Overtime
C$24.41 - C$46.56  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$32KC$64KC$96K
Bonus
C$685 - C$15,319  
   
Profit Sharing
C$2,500  
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$34,260 - C$73,957  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 288
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Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Edmonton:
Double check everything on unit. Make sure all load binding are secure. And tight check on route multiple times be safe on all roads . Learn to anticipate traffic flow look ahead be very aware of all situations in a 360 degree fashion especially with high loads.

Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Ottawa:
"Work And Keep Trying No Matter What You Do."
Slow down, be aware, use all your knowledge. Dealing with a machine is one thing, weather is another but be aware people are sometimes unpredictable. Above all signal your intentions (use your flashers, four ways).

Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Saskatoon:
"Stresses of Transport Drivers."
Make sure this is something you want to do. Clarify with your boss all your expectations and make sure you know all of his before you accept the job.

Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Edmonton:
"Stay fit leave your stress at home "
Stay active and keep improving in study through company training

Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in London:
"Don't do it."
14 years of hell -underpaid -illegal safety quotas in all juristictions -your life will diminish to mere existence -what they say about the job is 100% lies. -doesn't matter how mindful you are of a job done right.

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

Transport
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National Average
C$48,000

Safety Compliance
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Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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