The average salary for a Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Dallas, Texas is $50,778 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in HAZMAT is associated with high pay for this job.

$31,943 - $76,570
(Median)
$32K
$51K
$77K
MEDIAN: $50,777
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90%

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$15.18 - $25.44
(Median)
$15
$20
$25
MEDIAN: $19.00
10%
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$31,943 - $76,570  
   
Bonus
$494.82 - $4,894  
Profit Sharing
$3,931  
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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$33,076 - $72,204  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 103
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.18 - $25.44  
   
Overtime
$18.18 - $36.49  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$494.82 - $4,894  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,931  
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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$33,076 - $72,204  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 66
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Experience Affects Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Salaries




National Average
$47,000


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

HAZMAT
up arrow 28%


Machine Operation
up arrow 7%

Transport
up arrow 4%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 2%

National Average
$47,000

Commercial
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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