Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Atlanta, Georgia Salary

A Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Atlanta, Georgia earns an average wage of $18.24 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 HAZMAT is associated with high pay for this job.

$32,456 - $79,422
$32K
$53K
$79K
MEDIAN: $52,863
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50%
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$13.93 - $24.44
$14
$18
$24
MEDIAN: $18.24
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$32,456 - $79,422  
   
Bonus
$511 - $9,787  
Profit Sharing
$450.00  
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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$30,491 - $68,849  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 100
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.93 - $24.44  
   
Hourly Tips
$30.00  
Overtime
$19.90 - $36.11  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$511 - $9,787  
   
Profit Sharing
$450.00  
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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$30,491 - $68,849  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 100

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About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
463,875
Male:
223,960 (48.3%)
Female:
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...
Atlanta:
$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
$981
Atlanta:
$241,200
Georgia:
$159,300
4.8%

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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 81 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 $44,000 based on 45 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 $48,000 based on 71 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 41 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 30 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Salaries

▲14%

▲5%

National Average
$45,000

▼3%

▼6%

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

▲10%


▲1%

Transport
▼0%

National Average
$45,000


Machine Operation
▼5%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 26%
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