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Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Salary in Phoenix, Arizona

The average Tractor-Trailer Driver in Phoenix, Ariz. earns approximately $17.15 per hour. While some workers in this profession — nearly one in four — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and the larger part have dental insurance. The majority of Tractor-Trailer Drivers in Phoenix, Ariz. claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
$30,517 - $62,019
(Median)
31K
42K
55K
62K
MEDIAN: $41,545
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$13.86 - $23.67
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,517 - $62,019  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,064  
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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$29,889 - $61,426  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 49
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.86 - $23.67  
   
Overtime
$21.59 - $36.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,064  
   
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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$29,889 - $61,426  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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Pay by Experience Level for Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Phoenix, Arizona

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


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $37K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $43K. Phoenix Tractor-Trailer Drivers see a median salary of $47K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Tractor-Trailer Drivers in Phoenix, Ariz. report making only $46K on average.

Experience Affects Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Phoenix, Arizona Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

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

Commercial
up arrow 7%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 3%

National Average
$41,000

Jobsite Delivery
up arrow 2%

Machine Operation
up arrow 4%


Customer Service
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 26%