The average rate for a Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer with Commercial skills is $18.52 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$32,193 - $72,978
$32K
$50K
$73K
MEDIAN: $49,807
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90%

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$14.43 - $24.51
$14
$19
$25
MEDIAN: $18.52
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$32,193 - $72,978  
   
Bonus
$280.00 - $5,067  
Profit Sharing
$507 - $5,034  
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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$31,616 - $67,616  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,624
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.43 - $24.51  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.75  
Overtime
$20.66 - $35.87  
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$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$280.00 - $5,067  
   
Commission
$8,100  
Profit Sharing
$507 - $5,034  
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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$31,616 - $67,616  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,016

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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.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $46,436

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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 563 votes.
030
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
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


Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$46,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 563 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
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%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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