Truck Driver Dump Salary

Dump Truck Drivers in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $15.52 per hour. The pay spectrum stretches from $11.79 per hour to $20.69. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Job satisfaction for Dump Truck Drivers is high. While slightly more than half report receiving no health benefits, a little more than half do receive medical coverage, and just under one in three have dental, as well. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$24,339 - $63,004
(Median)
$24K
$40K
$63K
MEDIAN: $39,859
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$11.79 - $20.69
(Median)
$12
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$24,339 - $63,004  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,100  
Profit Sharing
$1,300  
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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$25,351 - $52,695  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 169
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.79 - $20.69  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.17  
Overtime
$15.54 - $29.78  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,100  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,300  
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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$25,351 - $52,695  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,068
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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.

Common Career Paths for Truck Driver Dump


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Dump Truck Drivers who go on to become Refuse Truck Drivers may see somewhat stagnant compensation. On average, a Refuse Truck Driver, an upper-level role, pays $38K.

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Dump Truck Drivers report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with heavy equipment operator, EQUIPMENT OPERATOR, and Dump Truck Driver are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 39 percent, 35 percent, and 32 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Driving and Driver.

Pay by Experience Level for Truck Driver Dump

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


Dump Truck Drivers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $34K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $37K on average — a distinctly larger sum. After working for 10 to 20 years, Dump Truck Drivers make a median salary of $38K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $39K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Truck Driver Dump Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$36,000


Skills That Affect Truck Driver Dump Salaries

heavy equipment operator
up arrow 39%

EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
up arrow 35%

Dump Truck Driver
up arrow 32%

Heavy Equipment Repair
up arrow 24%

Jobsite Delivery
up arrow 13%

CDL
up arrow 10%

Machine Operation
up arrow 10%

Class A CDL
up arrow 9%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 3%

Driver/Core Development
up arrow 1%

Equipment Maintenance
up arrow 1%

National Average
$36,000

Driver
up arrow 9%

Driving
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 159 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
medical benefits
Vision: 22%
dental benefits
None: 54%
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