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Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Salary in Indianapolis

Average Tractor-Trailer Drivers in Indianapolis make around $20.23 per hour. Compensation ranges between $16.51 per hour and $24.52. Most enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to slightly more than half. Job satisfaction for Tractor-Trailer Drivers in Indianapolis, Ind. is high. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$35,133 - $70,290
(Median)
$35K
$50K
$70K
MEDIAN: $50,472
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50%
90%

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$16.51 - $24.52
(Median)
$17
$20
$25
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$35,133 - $70,290  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,973  
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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$36,170 - $62,356  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 39
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$16.51 - $24.52  
   
Overtime
$21.36 - $36.45  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,973  
   
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).
)
$36,170 - $62,356  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 40

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Pay by Experience Level for Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Indianapolis, Indiana

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


For Tractor-Trailer Drivers in Indianapolis, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $42K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $48K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $50K. Tractor-Trailer Drivers in Indianapolis, Ind. who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $51K.

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Experience Affects Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Indianapolis, Indiana Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%


Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Indianapolis, Indiana Salaries

National Average
$47,000

Transport
up arrow 1%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 2%

Jobsite Delivery
up arrow 2%

Commercial
up arrow 3%

Customer Service
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 17%
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