Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Austin, Texas Salary

A Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Austin, Texas earns an average wage of $17.57 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. A skill in Transport is associated with high pay for this job.

$38,704 - $78,906
$39K
$50K
$79K
MEDIAN: $50,000
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$14.34 - $24.24
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$24
MEDIAN: $17.57
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$38,704 - $78,906  
   
Total Pay (?
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$32,186 - $63,396  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.34 - $24.24  
   
Overtime
$21.67 - $36.80  
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$0$26K$52K$78K
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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$32,186 - $63,396  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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About Austin, Texas

Travis County, Texas
931,840
Male:
475,718 (51.1%)
Female:
456,122 (48.9%)
Austin (/ˈɒstᵻn, ˈɔː-/) is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County. It is the 11th-most populated city in the U.S and the 4th-most populated in Texas. It is the fastest growing of the 50 largest US cities and the second largest state capital city in the United States after Phoenix, Arizona. As of June 1, 2016, Austin had a population of 931,830 (U.S. Census Bureau estimate). Located in Central Texas in the foothills of Texas Hill Country, the city is home to numerous lakes, rivers, and waterways including Lady Bird Lake, Barton Springs, McKinney Falls, the Colorado River, Lake Travis, and Lake Walter E. Long. It is the cultural and economic center of the Austin–Round Rock metropolitan area, which had an estimated population of 2,010,860 as of June 1, 2016. In the 1830s, pioneers began to settle the area in central Austin along the Colorado...
Austin:
$62,250
Texas:
$55,653
$1,139
Austin:
$282,700
Texas:
$152,000
3.1%

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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 18 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 $41,000 based on 10 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 $42,000 based on 16 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 $45,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Salaries

Late-Career
▲6%

Entry-Level
▼0%

National Average
$43,000

▼2%

Mid-Career
▼3%

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

▲11%

Machine Operation
▲2%

National Average
$43,000

Jobsite Delivery
▼1%

Customer Service
▼3%

Safety Compliance
▼5%

Commercial
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 22%