A Late-Career Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer earns an average wage of $20.12 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Driver/Core Development and Sales.

$38,291 - $82,375
(Median)
$38K
$56K
$82K
MEDIAN: $55,959
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$15.10 - $25.69
(Median)
$15
$20
$26
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$38,291 - $82,375  
   
Bonus
$402.68 - $5,066  
Profit Sharing
$0.01 - $9,551  
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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$34,892 - $73,730  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,019
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.10 - $25.69  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.29  
Overtime
$21.95 - $37.86  
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
$402.68 - $5,066  
   
Commission
$3,400  
Profit Sharing
$0.01 - $9,551  
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).
)
$34,892 - $73,730  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,382
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Skills That Affect Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Salaries

Driver/Core Development
up arrow 16%

Sales
up arrow 12%

Less than Truckload (LTL) Freight
up arrow 9%

hazmat
up arrow 4%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Driver
up arrow 2%

Delivery
up arrow 2%

Transport
up arrow 1%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 1%

National Average
$51,000

Commercial
up arrow 1%

Machine Operation
up arrow 1%

Jobsite Delivery
up arrow 2%

truck driver
up arrow 5%

tanker
up arrow 6%

CDL
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 306 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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