Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Indianapolis Salary

Earnings for Tractor-Trailer Drivers in Indianapolis, Ind. come in at around $51K per year on average. For the most part, Tractor-Trailer Drivers in Indianapolis enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Although the larger part have medical coverage and more than half have dental coverage, just under a third claim no health benefits at all. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$26,577 - $73,943
$27K
$51K
$74K
MEDIAN: $50,980
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$15.20 - $28.69
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MEDIAN: $18.75
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$26,577 - $73,943  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,300  
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$30,698 - $72,825  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.20 - $28.69  
   
Overtime
$28.06  
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Profit Sharing
$4,300  
   
Total Pay (?
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$30,698 - $72,825  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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About Indianapolis, Indiana

Marion County, Indiana
848,423
Male:
410,615 (48.4%)
Female:
437,808 (51.6%)
Indianapolis (pronounced /ˌɪndiəˈnæpəlɪs/), is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Indiana and the seat of Marion County. It is in the East North Central region of the Midwestern United States. With an estimated population of 853,173 in 2015, Indianapolis is the second most populous city in the Midwest, after Chicago, and 14th largest in the U.S. The city is the economic and cultural center of the Indianapolis metropolitan area, home to 2 million people, the 34th most populous metropolitan statistical area in the U.S. Its combined statistical area ranks 26th, with 2.4 million inhabitants. Indianapolis covers 372 square miles (963.5 km²), making it the 16th largest city by land area in the U.S. Founded in 1821 as a planned city for the new seat of the government of Indiana, Indianapolis was platted by Alexander Ralston and Elias Pym Fordham on a 1-square-mile (2.6 km2) grid adjacent to the White...
Indianapolis:
$41,278
Indiana:
$50,532
$807
Indianapolis:
$123,500
Indiana:
$131,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $42K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $52K. Tractor-Trailer Drivers in Indianapolis, Ind. claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $49K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $52K on average.

Key Stats for Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
32%
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Experience Affects Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Salaries

▲6%

▲6%

▼0%

National Average
$49,000

▼14%

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

▲2%

National Average
$49,000

HAZMAT
▼1%

Customer Service
▼2%

Machine Operation
▼3%

▼8%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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