Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Los Angeles Salary

Average Tractor-Trailer Drivers in Los Angeles, Calif. make around $19.81 per hour. For the most part, Los Angeles Tractor-Trailer Drivers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and approximately one in four lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by the larger part and dental coverage is claimed by the greater part. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$28,564 - $80,460
$29K
$50K
$80K
MEDIAN: $50,265
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$15.89 - $26.98
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MEDIAN: $19.81
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$0$80K
Salary $28,564 - $80,460
Bonus $700
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$30,369 - $73,378
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 61
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $15.89 - $26.98
Overtime $22.93 - $40.60
Annual Data $0$73K
Bonus $700
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$30,369 - $73,378
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 63

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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer

Pay by Experience for a Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer has a positive trend. An entry-level Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 48 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 48 salaries. A Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 21 salaries.

Key Stats for Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Salaries

▲26%

▲3%

National Average
$47,000

▼5%

▼11%

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

Machine Operation
▲11%




HAZMAT
▼0%

National Average
$47,000

▼1%

▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 25%
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