A Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Bakersfield, California earns an average wage of $20.55 per hour. A skill in Jobsite Delivery is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$37,004 - $88,437
(Median)
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$54K
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MEDIAN: $54,000
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$18.17 - $31.50
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$18
$21
$32
MEDIAN: $20
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$54,000  
   
Bonus
$650  
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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$36,377 - $88,084  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$18.17 - $31.50  
   
Overtime
$30.69  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$650  
   
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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$36,377 - $88,084  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Experience Affects Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$55,000

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

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

Jobsite Delivery
up arrow 15%

National Average
$55,000

Commercial
up arrow 9%

Transport
up arrow 13%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 13%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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