Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Salary with Commercial skills (United States)

The average rate for a Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer with Commercial skills is $17.13 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer with Commercial skills Total Pay (?
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$29,752 - $77,584
(Median)
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36K
48K
59K
78K
MEDIAN: $48,052
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Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer with Commercial skills Total Pay (?
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$12.95 - $22.72
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$29,752 - $77,584  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,076  
Profit Sharing
$198.66 - $5,106  
Commission
$15,000 - $33,500  
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).
)
$29,487 - $65,650  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,442
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.95 - $22.72  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $2.46  
Overtime
$17.63 - $34.53  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,076  
   
Commission
$15,000 - $33,500  
Profit Sharing
$198.66 - $5,106  
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).
)
$29,487 - $65,650  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,442
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Pay Difference By Location

Chicago
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Seattle
up arrow 14%
Denver
up arrow 9%
Salt Lake City
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Phoenix
up arrow 7%
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Pittsburgh
up arrow 5%
Indianapolis
up arrow 3%
Sacramento
up arrow 3%
Los Angeles
up arrow 1%
National Average
$44,000
St. Louis
up arrow 1%
Baltimore
up arrow 4%
Tulsa
up arrow 19%
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Experience Affects Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer with Commercial skills Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 6%
National Average
$44,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

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Gender

Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 30%
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