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

The average Tractor-Trailer Driver in Phoenix can expect to rake in roughly $42K per year. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just over a fifth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by the larger part. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$32,930 - $63,897
(Median)
$33K
$42K
$64K
MEDIAN: $41,616
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$13.70 - $23.59
(Median)
$14
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$32,930 - $63,897  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,880  
Profit Sharing
$1,300  
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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$30,343 - $61,824  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 70
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.70 - $23.59  
   
Overtime
$19.50 - $35.08  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,880  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,300  
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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$30,343 - $61,824  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 68
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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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. The average beginner in this position makes around $38K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $42K. On average, Tractor-Trailer Drivers in Phoenix make $45K following one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $49K.

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Experience Affects Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%


Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$41,000


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

Jobsite Delivery
up arrow 9%

Customer Service
up arrow 8%


Machine Operation
up arrow 7%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 5%

Commercial
up arrow 4%

National Average
$41,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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