A Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $59,284 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. A skill in Machine Operation is associated with high pay for this job.

$37,692 - $78,562
(Median)
$38K
$59K
$79K
MEDIAN: $59,283
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$17.00 - $27.63
(Median)
$17
$21
$28
MEDIAN: $20
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$37,692 - $78,562  
   
Bonus
$750  
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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$37,774 - $73,578  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 101
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$17.00 - $27.63  
   
Overtime
$24.03 - $37.87  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$750  
   
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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$37,774 - $73,578  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 97
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Pay by Experience Level for Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer

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

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Experience Affects Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Salaries




National Average
$54,000


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

Machine Operation
up arrow 14%


HAZMAT
up arrow 6%

Jobsite Delivery
up arrow 4%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Safety Compliance
0%

National Average
$54,000

Commercial
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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