Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Salary in Houston, Texas

The average pay for a Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Houston, Texas is $49,872 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$31,149 - $67,189
(Median)
$31K
$50K
$67K
MEDIAN: $49,871
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50%
90%

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$13.67 - $24.54
(Median)
$14
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$31,149 - $67,189  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,800  
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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$30,370 - $65,630  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 78
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.67 - $24.54  
   
Overtime
$17.82 - $36.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,800  
   
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).
)
$30,370 - $65,630  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 76

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Pay by Experience Level for Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Houston, Texas

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

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Experience Affects Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Houston, Texas Salaries


National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%


Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

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

Machine Operation
up arrow 8%

Jobsite Delivery
up arrow 5%

Commercial
up arrow 3%

Transport
up arrow 3%

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 2%

National Average
$47,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 31%