Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Salary in Phoenix, Arizona

Median pay for Phoenix Tractor-Trailer Drivers lies in the neighborhood of $42K annually. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $30K and $60K per year. For the most part, Tractor-Trailer Drivers in Phoenix, Ariz. enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — approximately one-fourth lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and more than half receive dental plans. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$31,272 - $62,343
(Median)
$31K
$42K
$62K
MEDIAN: $42,332
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$13.46 - $23.57
(Median)
$13
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$31,272 - $62,343  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,077  
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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$29,852 - $60,452  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 56
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.46 - $23.57  
   
Overtime
$11.25 - $37.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,077  
   
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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$29,852 - $60,452  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 53

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Pay by Experience Level for Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Phoenix, Arizona

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


For Tractor-Trailer Drivers in Phoenix, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $38K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $42K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Phoenix Tractor-Trailer Drivers make a median salary of $46K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $47K.

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Experience Affects Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Phoenix, Arizona Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$41,000


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


Safety Compliance
up arrow 3%

National Average
$41,000

Jobsite Delivery
up arrow 1%

Machine Operation
up arrow 4%


Customer Service
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 24%