A Truck Driver Heavy in Perth, Western Australia earns an average wage of AU$26.87 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

AU$39,217 - AU$110,738
AU$39K
AU$60K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$60,000
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50%
90%
AU$22.56 - AU$31.45
AU$23
AU$26
AU$31
MEDIAN: AU$26.18
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$110K
Salary AU$39,217 - AU$110,738
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$47,020 - AU$77,418
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 30 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12
Hourly Data AU$0AU$44
Hourly Rate AU$22.56 - AU$31.45
Overtime AU$19.87 - AU$44.04
Annual Data AU$0AU$77K
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$47,020 - AU$77,418
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 30 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 66

Job Description for Truck Driver Heavy

Truck drivers operate trucks (many times, 18-wheelers) to deliver goods. They may own their trucks or work for a trucking company. In addition to driving, a truck driver is expected to have some working knowledge of basic mechanical skills in case the truck breaks down on the road. Truck drivers often work long hours, logging their hours in a logbook. They are required to maintain documents indicating pickup and drop-off times, as well as stops made, gas purchases, and any other important details about the trip.

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Truck Driver Heavy Tasks

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Truck Driver Heavy

Pay by Experience for a Truck Driver Heavy has a positive trend. An entry-level Truck Driver Heavy with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$57,000 based on 12 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Truck Driver Heavy with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$61,000 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Truck Driver Heavy which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$60,000 based on 13 salaries. A Truck Driver Heavy with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$63,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Truck Driver Heavy

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Truck Driver Heavy Salaries

▲11%

▲7%

▲6%

▼0%

National Average
AU$57,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 97%