Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Salary in Indianapolis

Tractor-Trailer Drivers in Indianapolis, Ind. can expect wages of $20.04 per hour on average. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $16.40 per hour and $24.59. A large number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little over a half. For the most part, Indianapolis Tractor-Trailer Drivers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,639 - $69,317
(Median)
$31K
$50K
$69K
MEDIAN: $49,647
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$16.40 - $24.59
(Median)
$16
$20
$25
MEDIAN: $20
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National 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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$35,745 - $61,240  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 40
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$16.40 - $24.59  
   
Overtime
$21.52 - $36.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
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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$35,745 - $61,240  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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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, Ind., more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $42K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $46K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $50K in this role. Indianapolis Tractor-Trailer Drivers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $51K.

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

Late-Career
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National Average
$46,000

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

Transport
0%

National Average
$46,000

Safety Compliance
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Jobsite Delivery
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Commercial
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Customer Service
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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
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 18%
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