Average Commercial Truck Driver Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Commercial Truck Driver is $19.57.
MEDIAN $19.57
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $26
$292 - $5,726
Profit Sharing
$388 - $9,583
$0 - $12,000
Total Pay
$33,777 - $69,815

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Popular Employer Salaries for Commercial Truck Driver

The top respondents for the job title Commercial Truck Driver are from the companies Waste Management, Inc., YRC Worldwide Inc. and YRC Worldwide Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at YRC Worldwide Inc. where the average pay is $21.96. Waste Management, Inc. pays the lowest at around $18.56.

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Popular Skills for Commercial Truck Driver

Skills in Transport, HAZMAT, Safety Compliance and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Jobsite Delivery.

Pay by Experience Level for Commercial Truck Driver

An entry-level Commercial Truck Driver with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.84 based on 110 salaries. An early career Commercial Truck Driver with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.49 based on 346 salaries. A mid-career Commercial Truck Driver with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.92 based on 230 salaries. An experienced Commercial Truck Driver with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.00 based on 358 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
Employees with Commercial Truck Driver in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 28.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sacramento, California (5.9% more) and Los Angeles, California (4.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (4.4% less) and Dallas, Texas (0.4% less).

Years of Experience

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