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Fuel Truck Driver Salary

The average wage for a Fuel Truck Driver is $17.08 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. A skill in tanker is associated with high pay for this job.
$30,546 - $70,991
(Median)
31K
37K
49K
60K
71K
MEDIAN: $48,729
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$12.86 - $22.10
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$30,546 - $70,991  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,961  
Profit Sharing
$39.15 - $2,576  
Commission
$1,150 - $18,100  
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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$29,424 - $61,968  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 183
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.86 - $22.10  
   
Overtime
$18.08 - $31.59  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,961  
   
Commission
$1,150 - $18,100  
Profit Sharing
$39.15 - $2,576  
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).
)
$29,424 - $61,968  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 551
United States (change)

Job Description for Fuel Truck Driver

A fuel truck driver is required to safely operate a tank wagon or tractor trailer with hazardous materials. At all times, these drivers must know and follow all required safety regulations, including in inclement weather. The ability to install chains on tires in ice, snow, mud, or rain is mandatory to manage driving in such weather. Fuel truck drivers must possess a working knowledge of different pump, hose, and wrench sizes and methods of operation, as filling and emptying are required on pickup and delivery. Overnight driving is not typically mandatory, but often shifts of 14 or more hours are expected (with at least 11 hours driving included).

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Fuel Truck Driver Tasks

  • Keep accurate driving log and may be responsible for general truck maintenance.
  • Transport, deliver and pickup goods or equipment by heavy truck.

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Pay by Experience Level for Fuel Truck Driver

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Fuel Truck Driver Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$41,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Fuel Truck Driver Salaries

tanker
up arrow 10%

hazmat
up arrow 7%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 3%

National Average
$41,000

CDL
up arrow 9%

Customer Service
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 115 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 25%