Truck Driver Dump Salary

Dump Truck Drivers in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $16.15 per hour. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. While some workers in this profession — just over a half — do not have any health coverage, just over two-fifths do receive medical benefits and just under a third have dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$23,750 - $61,231
$24K
$40K
$61K
MEDIAN: $39,972
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$12.16 - $21.44
$12
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MEDIAN: $16.15
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$23,750 - $61,231  
   
Bonus
$50.34 - $2,349  
Profit Sharing
$600  
Commission
$1,000  
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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$25,906 - $55,052  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 154
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.16 - $21.44  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.54  
Overtime
$17.49 - $30.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$50.34 - $2,349  
   
Commission
$1,000  
Profit Sharing
$600  
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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$25,906 - $55,052  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 919

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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

  • Transport, deliver and pickup goods or equipment by heavy truck.
  • Keep accurate driving log and may be responsible for general truck maintenance.

Common Career Paths for Truck Driver Dump


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Many Dump Truck Drivers move into a Refuse Truck Driver role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Refuse Truck Drivers on average bring in a similar salary to Dump Truck Drivers.

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Pay by Experience Level for Truck Driver Dump

Pay by Experience for a Truck Driver Dump has a positive trend. An entry-level Truck Driver Dump with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 486 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Truck Driver Dump with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 278 salaries. An experienced Truck Driver Dump which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 354 salaries. A Truck Driver Dump with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 213 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,801

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Dump Truck Drivers, New York provides a pay rate that is 57 percent greater than the national average. Dump Truck Drivers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Columbus (+13 percent), Chicago (+13 percent), Phoenix (+12 percent), and Salt Lake City (+11 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Dump Truck Driver's salary, with Charlotte Dump Truck Drivers earning salaries that are 23 percent less than the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Charleston (18 percent lower) and Richmond (17 percent lower).

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Key Stats for Truck Driver Dump

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 122 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Truck Driver Dump Salaries

▲6%

▲5%

▼0%

National Average
$38,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Truck Driver Dump Salaries

EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
▲19%

CDL
▲11%

Equipment Maintenance
▲9%


Jobsite Delivery
▲5%


HAZMAT
▲2%


National Average
$38,000

▼9%

heavy equipment operator
▼9%

Driver
▼12%

Driving
▼12%

Dump Truck Driver
▼16%

Operator
▼18%

truck driver
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 122 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
vision benefits
Vision: 26%
no benefits
None: 53%