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

The average salary for a Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Dallas, Texas is $52,532 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in HAZMAT is associated with high pay for this job.

$34,302 - $78,177
$34K
$53K
$78K
MEDIAN: $52,532
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$15.62 - $25.71
$16
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $19.37
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$34,302 - $78,177  
   
Bonus
$492.07 - $4,966  
Profit Sharing
$300.00  
Total Pay (?
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$33,791 - $73,715  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 90
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.62 - $25.71  
   
Overtime
$18.25 - $36.77  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$492.07 - $4,966  
   
Profit Sharing
$300.00  
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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$33,791 - $73,715  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 65

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About Dallas, Texas

Dallas County, Texas
1,300,082
Male:
639,019 (49.2%)
Female:
661,063 (50.8%)
Dallas (/ˈdæləs/) is a major city in the state of Texas and is the largest urban center of the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States. The city proper ranks ninth in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. The city's prominence arose from its historical importance as a center for the oil and cotton industries, and its position along numerous railroad lines. The bulk of the city is in Dallas County, of which it is the county seat; however, sections of the city are located in Collin, Denton, Kaufman, and Rockwall counties. According to the 2010 United States Census, the city had a population of 1,197,816. The United States Census Bureau's estimate for the city's population increased to 1,300,092 as of July 1, 2015. The city is the largest economic center of the 12-county Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area (commonly referred to as DFW), which...
Dallas:
$45,918
Texas:
$55,653
$903
Dallas:
$152,400
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 56 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 $52,000 based on 35 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 $53,000 based on 68 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 $54,000 based on 42 salaries.

Key Stats for Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
27%
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Experience Affects Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Salaries

▲9%

▲7%

▲5%

National Average
$49,000

▼12%

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

▲11%




▲4%


National Average
$49,000

▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 32%