Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer with Commercial Skills Salary

The average rate for a Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer with Commercial skills is $18.55 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$32,206 - $73,085
$32K
$50K
$73K
MEDIAN: $49,814
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$14.47 - $24.56
$14
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$25
MEDIAN: $18.55
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$32,206 - $73,085  
   
Bonus
$250.83 - $5,067  
Profit Sharing
$497.77 - $5,068  
Commission
$8,100  
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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$31,739 - $67,755  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,575
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.47 - $24.56  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.75  
Overtime
$20.52 - $35.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$250.83 - $5,067  
   
Commission
$8,100  
Profit Sharing
$497.77 - $5,068  
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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$31,739 - $67,755  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,943

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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 $43,000 based on 1,402 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 $46,000 based on 834 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 1,174 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 $50,000 based on 783 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $46,614

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Key Stats for Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 560 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Salaries

▲7%

Experienced
▲5%

▼0%

National Average
$47,000

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 560 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 28%