Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Perth, Western Australia Salary (Australia)

A Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Perth, Western Australia earns an average wage of AU$27.66 per hour.

AU$40,270 - AU$109,262
AU$40K
AU$64K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$63,521
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50%
90%
AU$23.31 - AU$38.98
AU$23
AU$28
AU$39
MEDIAN: AU$28.21
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$109K
Salary AU$40,270 - AU$109,262
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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AU$49,043 - AU$92,823
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 20
Hourly Data AU$0AU$59
Hourly Rate AU$23.31 - AU$38.98
Hourly Tips AU$0.00
Overtime AU$13.18 - AU$59.18
Annual Data AU$0AU$92K
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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AU$49,043 - AU$92,823
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 61

Job Description for Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer

Truck driver/tractor-trailer drivers must have knowledge of commercial driving regulations in order to transport all types of goods from livestock to materials over long-distance hauls. They must know how to maneuver the truck into the unloading and loading positions. Truck drivers must know how to go through a weigh station before and after loading. They also have to go through weigh stations while on the road. Truck drivers must maintain a log according to I.C.C. regulations. The log is presented to any law enforcement that requests it or to an employer. Some only drive during the day on short haul trips. Others may drive cross-country and take many days to get there. They are only allowed to drive 11 hours after 10 consecutive hours off duty. Truck drivers must navigate through big cities, small towns, rain and snow. Knowledge of how to drive in any weather condition is a must. Truck drivers have to go to school to get the special license. They must complete a CDL (Commercial Driver License) class. They must have a CDL-A in order to drive a heavy truck. Tests and classes are given at a truck driving school. Truck driving must be taken very seriously. Truck drivers put their own lives and other people's lives in the line of fire by being careless. Safety is essential for this job. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)


Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Tasks

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

Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer

Pay by Experience for a Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer has a neutral trend. An entry-level Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$61,000 based on 16 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$57,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$59,000 based on 13 salaries. A Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$61,000 based on 13 salaries.

Key Stats for Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
26%

Experience Affects Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Salaries

▲2%

▼0%

National Average
AU$60,000

▼1%

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 87%