The average wage for a Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Houston, Texas is $19.75 per hour. A skill in Machine Operation is associated with high pay for this job.

$36,492 - $86,555
(Median)
$36K
$52K
$87K
MEDIAN: $52,139
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$16.10 - $24.79
(Median)
$16
$20
$25
MEDIAN: $19.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$36,492 - $86,555  
   
Bonus
$201.34 - $14,899  
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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$35,329 - $72,109  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 78
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$16.10 - $24.79  
   
Overtime
$16.41 - $38.38  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$201.34 - $14,899  
   
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).
)
$35,329 - $72,109  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 88
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Experience Affects Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Salaries



National Average
$50,000



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

Machine Operation
up arrow 13%


HAZMAT
up arrow 3%

Transport
up arrow 2%

Commercial
up arrow 2%

Jobsite Delivery
up arrow 2%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 1%

National Average
$50,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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