The average pay for a Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Houston, Texas is $16.30 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Safety Compliance, Commercial, Jobsite Delivery, Machine Operation, and Transport. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Houston, Texas Total Pay (?
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$28,839 - $67,650
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MEDIAN: $48,558
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Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Houston, Texas Total Pay (?
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$12.19 - $21.90
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$28,839 - $67,650  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,020  
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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$29,152 - $63,724  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 143
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.19 - $21.90  
   
Overtime
$17.27 - $31.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,020  
   
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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$29,152 - $63,724  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 143
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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
up arrow 5%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$42,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 4%
Experienced
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Skills That Affect Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Safety Compliance
up arrow 19%
Jobsite Delivery
up arrow 17%
Machine Operation
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up arrow 16%
National Average
$42,000
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 10 votes.
Gender
Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
16%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 30%
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