A Truck Driver Heavy in Sydney, New South Wales earns an average wage of AU$24.81 per hour. This job's pay does not change very much with experience.

AU$39,924 - AU$84,135
AU$40K
AU$53K
AU$84K
MEDIAN: AU$52,902
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50%
90%
AU$20.02 - AU$30.50
AU$20
AU$25
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$24.59
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$84K
Salary AU$39,924 - AU$84,135
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$42,661 - AU$71,671
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 17
Hourly Data AU$0AU$46
Hourly Rate AU$20.02 - AU$30.50
Overtime AU$19.82 - AU$46.64
Annual Data AU$0AU$71K
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$42,661 - AU$71,671
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 90

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.

Truck Driver Heavy Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Truck Driver Heavy

Pay by Experience for a Truck Driver Heavy has a negative trend. An entry-level Truck Driver Heavy with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$52,000 based on 32 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$53,000 based on 19 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$53,000 based on 19 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$51,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Truck Driver Heavy

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
19%

Experience Affects Truck Driver Heavy Salaries

▲2%

▲1%

▼0%

National Average
AU$52,000

▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%