Average Phoenix Tractor-Trailer Drivers make around $18.35 per hour. While around one in four report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and the greater part have dental, as well. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Tractor-Trailer Drivers in Phoenix. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$35,008 - $72,085
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MEDIAN: $46,872
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$14.80 - $24.25
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Salary
$35,008 - $72,085  
   
Bonus
$1,100  
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$32,461 - $67,529  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.80 - $24.25  
   
Overtime
$16.49 - $36.26  
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$1,100  
   
Total Pay (?
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$32,461 - $67,529  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 67

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About Phoenix, Arizona

Maricopa County, Arizona
1,563,001
Male:
786,833 (50.3%)
Female:
776,168 (49.7%)
Phoenix (/ˈfiːnᵻks/) is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. With 1,563,025 people (as of 2015), Phoenix is the sixth most populous city nationwide, the most populous state capital in the United States, and the only state capital with a population of more than 1 million residents. Phoenix is the anchor of the Phoenix metropolitan area, also known as the Valley of the Sun, which in turn is a part of the Salt River Valley. The metropolitan area is the 12th largest by population in the United States, with approximately 4.3 million people as of 2010. In addition, Phoenix is the county seat of Maricopa County and, at 517.9 square miles (1,341 km2), it is the largest city in the state, nearly twice the size of Tucson and one of the largest cities in the United States. Settled in 1867 as an agricultural community near the confluence of the...
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Arizona:
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Pay by Experience Level for Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer

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


For many Tractor-Trailer Drivers in Phoenix, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $40K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $43K on average. Tractor-Trailer Drivers in Phoenix, Ariz. who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $44K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $50K.

Key Stats for Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Salaries




National Average
$43,000


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

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Machine Operation
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Commercial
0%

National Average
$43,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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