Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Salary in Baltimore, Maryland (United States)

A typical Tractor-Trailer Truck Driver can expect to take home roughly $18.82 per hour. Compensation starts at $15.43 per hour and can reach $22.30. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits—around one third lack coverage. On the flip side, more than half have medical insurance and more than half receive dental plans. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This summary is derived from information collected in the PayScale salary survey.
Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Baltimore, Maryland Salary (?
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$35,594 - $60,217
(Median)
36K
47K
60K
MEDIAN: $46,843
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Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Baltimore, Maryland Salary (?
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$15.43 - $22.30
(Median)
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22
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$35,594 - $60,217  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,433  
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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$34,632 - $58,250  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 25
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$15.43 - $22.30  
   
Overtime
$23.49 - $33.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,433  
   
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).
)
$34,632 - $58,250  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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Pay by Experience Level for Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Baltimore, Maryland

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Starting out, salaries are typically $41K, which grows to $49,921 after five to 10 years. Earnings total $49K after one to two decades. After two decades on the job, Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers in Baltimore' pay actually begins to decline, averaging $42K. The largest number of Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers in Baltimore, Md. have one to 10 years of experience, followed by those with 10 to 20 years. Workers who have been working for more than 20 years are the least common.

Experience Affects Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Baltimore, Maryland Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%
Experienced
up arrow 12%
National Average
$43,000
Late-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

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

Customer Service
up arrow 3%
National Average
$43,000
Commercial
up arrow 4%
Safety Compliance
up arrow 8%
Transport
up arrow 12%
Jobsite Delivery
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
3%
female alumni
 
Male
97%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 32%
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