A Late-Career Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer earns an average wage of $20.05 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Driving and Sales.

$38,401 - $83,159
$38K
$57K
$83K
MEDIAN: $56,875
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$15.12 - $25.70
$15
$20
$26
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$38,401 - $83,159  
   
Bonus
$259.12 - $5,781  
Profit Sharing
$0.05 - $9,418  
Commission
$3,400  
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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$34,956 - $74,662  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,052
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.12 - $25.70  
   
Hourly Tips
$3.99  
Overtime
$22.04 - $37.89  
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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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$259.12 - $5,781  
   
Commission
$3,400  
Profit Sharing
$0.05 - $9,418  
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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$34,956 - $74,662  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,393

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Key Stats for Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 311 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Salaries

Driving
up arrow 26%

Sales
up arrow 16%

Driver/Core Development
up arrow 10%

hazmat
up arrow 5%


Less than Truckload (LTL) Freight
up arrow 2%



Driver
0%

National Average
$51,000




CDL
up arrow 5%

truck driver
up arrow 6%

tanker
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 311 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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