Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Columbia, South Carolina Salary

The average wage for a Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Columbia, South Carolina is $17.30 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$34,404 - $53,458
$49K
MEDIAN: $49,132
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$12.67 - $25.25
$13
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $17.30
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$49,132  
   
Bonus
$750  
Total Pay (?
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$30,082 - $73,293  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.67 - $25.25  
   
Overtime
$24.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$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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$30,082 - $73,293  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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About Columbia, South Carolina

Richland County, South Carolina
133,393
Male:
67,686 (50.7%)
Female:
65,707 (49.3%)
Columbia is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of South Carolina, with a population of 133,803 as of 2015. The city serves as the county seat of Richland County, and a portion of the city extends into neighboring Lexington County. It is the center of the Columbia metropolitan statistical area, which had a population of 767,598 as of the 2010 United States Census, growing to 810,068 by July 1, 2015, according to 2015 U.S. Census estimates. The name Columbia was a poetic term used for the United States, originating from the name of Christopher Columbus. The city is located approximately 13 miles (21 km) northwest of the geographic center of South Carolina, and is the primary city of the Midlands region of the state. It lies at the confluence of the Saluda River and the Broad River, which merge at Columbia to form the Congaree River. Columbia is home...
Columbia:
$41,435
South Carolina:
$47,238
$847
Columbia:
$172,400
South Carolina:
$148,600
5.3%

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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 $44,000 based on 6 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 7 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 $49,000 based on 7 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 $53,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer

1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Salaries

Late-Career
▲16%

Experienced
▲7%

National Average
$46,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼6%

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

National Average
$46,000

Commercial
▼8%

Transport
▼15%

Safety Compliance
▼21%

Customer Service
▼23%

Jobsite Delivery
▼31%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 14%