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Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Salary with Commercial skills

The average rate for a Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer with Commercial skills is $17.57 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$29,807 - $73,147
(Median)
$30K
$48K
$73K
MEDIAN: $48,330
10%
50%
90%

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$13.50 - $23.07
(Median)
$13
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $17.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary 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$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$29,807 - $73,147  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,669  
Profit Sharing
$151.01 - $5,068  
Commission
$11,792 - $25,697  
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).
)
$29,885 - $65,315  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 946
National Hourly Rate 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$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.50 - $23.07  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $2.46  
Overtime
$18.56 - $35.24  
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.
)
$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,669  
   
Commission
$11,792 - $25,697  
Profit Sharing
$151.01 - $5,068  
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).
)
$29,885 - $65,315  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,356

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Pay by Experience Level for Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer with Commercial skills

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

Pay Difference by Location

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Experience Affects Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer with Commercial skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$44,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 451 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
29%
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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