Truck Driver Dump Salary (United States)

Men account for the majority of Dump Truck Drivers in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $15.15 per hour. The range in pay spans from $11.18 per hour to $20.42. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and more than half lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by about half and dental coverage is claimed by 28 percent. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Dump Truck Drivers. The figures in this outline were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Truck Driver Dump Salary (?
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$22,489 - $64,221
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MEDIAN: $37,508
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Truck Driver Dump Salary (?
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$11.18 - $20.42
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$22,489 - $64,221  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,018  
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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$24,392 - $51,808  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 104
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.18 - $20.42  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $0.54  
Overtime
$14.91 - $28.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,018  
   
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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$24,392 - $51,808  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 751
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Job Description for Truck Driver Dump

A dump truck driver operates heavy, over-the-road trucks that typically haul raw materials and resources from quarries and mines to construction or storage facilities. The large trucks associated with this job either dump their loads from the back, side, or - on the largest trucks - from underneath (belly dump trucks).
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Truck Driver Dump Tasks
  • Keep accurate driving log and may be responsible for general truck maintenance.
  • Transport, deliver and pickup goods or equipment by heavy truck.

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Pay by Experience Level for Truck Driver Dump

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Though Dump Truck Drivers can expect regular salary growth as they advance in their careers, experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase. Starting out, salaries are typically $33K, which grows to $35K after five to 10 years. After 10 to 20 years, compensation comes in at $37K. Wages do not stop growing after 20 years on the job but they do accelerate at a slower rate, and Dump Truck Drivers tend to earn $38K at this point in time. Dump Truck Drivers with one to 10 years in the field are most commonly found while those with 10 to 20 years of experience are harder to spot. The rarest group is those with more than 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Chicago
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Indianapolis
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Washington
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Portland
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Baltimore
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National Average
$35,000
Columbia
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For Dump Truck Drivers, working in the bustling city of Chicago has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Other big spenders include Indianapolis, Washington, Portland, and Baltimore, top-paying cities where Dump Truck Drivers see paychecks higher than average (+13 percent, +6 percent, +4 percent, and +2 percent). Place of residency plays a huge part in a Dump Truck Driver's salary, with Columbia Dump Truck Drivers earning salaries that are 26 percent less than the national average.

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Experience Affects Truck Driver Dump Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$35,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 46% dental benefits Dental: 28%
vision benefits Vision: 21% employee benefits None: 53%
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