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

Pay for Tractor-Trailer Drivers in Phoenix, Ariz. sits in the ballpark of $43K per year. Most Phoenix Tractor-Trailer Drivers like their work and job satisfaction is high. While close to one-fourth report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and the larger part have dental, as well. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,653 - $64,970
(Median)
$32K
$43K
$65K
MEDIAN: $42,637
10%
50%
90%

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$13.54 - $23.47
(Median)
$14
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $16.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$31,653 - $64,970  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,064  
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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$30,015 - $61,227  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 59
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.54 - $23.47  
   
Overtime
$11.25 - $37.12  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,064  
   
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).
)
$30,015 - $61,227  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 55

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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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Phoenix Tractor-Trailer Drivers — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $37K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $43K. Tractor-Trailer Drivers in Phoenix with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $47K. Tractor-Trailer Drivers in Phoenix, Ariz. with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $48K.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$41,000


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

Commercial
up arrow 4%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 4%

Jobsite Delivery
up arrow 1%

National Average
$41,000

Transport
up arrow 4%

Machine Operation
up arrow 4%

Customer Service
up arrow 6%

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
10%
1-4 years
24%
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%
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