Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Indianapolis Salary

Earnings for Tractor-Trailer Drivers in Indianapolis come in at around $19.80 per hour on average. Compensation ranges from $16.10 per hour on the lower end to $24.87 on the higher end. Some workers in this field — just over a fifth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by the larger part. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Tractor-Trailer Drivers in Indianapolis, Ind. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$30,201 - $73,533
(Median)
$30K
$50K
$74K
MEDIAN: $50,359
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$16.10 - $24.87
(Median)
$16
$20
$25
MEDIAN: $19.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$30,201 - $73,533  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,010  
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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$35,202 - $62,575  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 46
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$16.10 - $24.87  
   
Overtime
$21.52 - $36.55  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,010  
   
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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$35,202 - $62,575  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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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.


Tractor-Trailer Drivers in Indianapolis, Ind. do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. 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 $46K. Indianapolis Tractor-Trailer Drivers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $49K. Tractor-Trailer Drivers in Indianapolis 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 $52K.

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Experience Affects Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%



National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

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

Transport
0%

National Average
$46,000

Commercial
up arrow 1%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 2%

Jobsite Delivery
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 6%

Machine Operation
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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