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

The average pay for a Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Houston, Texas is $19.44 per hour.

$38,000 - $87,568
$38K
$53K
$88K
MEDIAN: $53,369
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$15.85 - $24.44
$16
$19
$24
MEDIAN: $19.44
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Salary
$38,000 - $87,568  
   
Bonus
$200.00 - $10,000  
Total Pay (?
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$35,137 - $72,432  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 74
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.85 - $24.44  
   
Overtime
$20.55 - $37.58  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$200.00 - $10,000  
   
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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$35,137 - $72,432  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 89

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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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 42 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 $45,000 based on 41 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 $51,000 based on 75 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 $52,000 based on 38 salaries.

Key Stats for Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Salaries

▲4%

▲2%

National Average
$50,000

▼9%

▼13%

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



▲3%



▲3%

▲2%

National Average
$50,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 31%