Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

A Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average wage of $19.32 per hour. 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 Customer Service is associated with high pay for this job.
Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$33,276 - $80,356
(Median)
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53K
64K
80K
MEDIAN: $53,143
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Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$15.95 - $24.96
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$33,276 - $80,356  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,887  
Profit Sharing
$2,017 - $4,069  
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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$33,902 - $72,662  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 144
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.95 - $24.96  
   
Overtime
$21.29 - $36.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,887  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,017 - $4,069  
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).
)
$33,902 - $72,662  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 144
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Pay by Experience Level for Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Chicago, Illinois

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

Experience Affects Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%
National Average
$49,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

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

Customer Service
up arrow 14%
Safety Compliance
up arrow 9%
Jobsite Delivery
up arrow 9%
Transport
up arrow 8%
Commercial
up arrow 7%
National Average
$49,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 25%
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