Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Salary in Indianapolis

Average Indianapolis Tractor-Trailer Drivers make around $19.96 per hour. The pay spectrum stretches from $16.37 per hour to $24.25. Job satisfaction for Tractor-Trailer Drivers in Indianapolis is high. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and more than half earn dental coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,639 - $69,317

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$16.37 - $24.25

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$30,639 - $69,317  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,973  
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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$35,704 - $60,775  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 40
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$16.37 - $24.25  
   
Overtime
$21.44 - $34.82  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,973  
   
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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$35,704 - $60,775  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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Pay by Experience Level for Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Indianapolis, Indiana

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


For Tractor-Trailer Drivers in Indianapolis, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. The average beginner in this position makes around $42K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $46K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $49K in this role. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $51K.

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Experience Affects Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Indianapolis, Indiana Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%


Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Indianapolis, Indiana Salaries

Transport
0%

National Average
$46,000

Jobsite Delivery
up arrow 1%

Commercial
up arrow 2%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 19%
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