Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Salary in Houston, Texas (United States)

The average pay for a Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Houston, Texas is $16.82 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Commercial, Machine Operation, Safety Compliance, Transport, and Jobsite Delivery. Pay for this job does not change much between less experienced and more experienced workers.
Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Houston, Texas Total Pay (?
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$29,626 - $66,753
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $48,834
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Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Houston, Texas Total Pay (?
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$13.50 - $22.76
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$29,626 - $66,753  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,963  
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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$30,145 - $64,579  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 133
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.50 - $22.76  
   
Overtime
$18.00 - $33.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,963  
   
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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$30,145 - $64,579  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 133
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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.

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

Late-Career
0%
National Average
$43,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
Entry-Level
up arrow 2%
Experienced
up arrow 3%

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

up arrow 15%
Safety Compliance
up arrow 15%
Machine Operation
up arrow 15%
Jobsite Delivery
up arrow 14%
Customer Service
up arrow 13%
National Average
$43,000
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 11 votes.
Gender
Female
3%
female alumni
 
Male
97%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
17%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 31%
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