Average Commercial Truck Driver Hourly Pay

$19.79
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,195
Bonus
$12,000
Commission
$1,800
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The average hourly pay for a Commercial Truck Driver is $19.79.
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$15.20
MEDIAN
$19.79
90%
$25.69
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $26
Bonus
$290 - $5,126
Profit Sharing
$493 - $9,427
Commission
$0 - $12,000
Total Pay
$33,799 - $68,509
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Job Satisfaction for Commercial Truck Driver

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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 $18.78.

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What Are Popular Skills for Commercial Truck Drivers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Commercial Truck Drivers?

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 $18.18 based on 44 salaries. An early career Commercial Truck Driver with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.82 based on 427 salaries. A mid-career Commercial Truck Driver with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.45 based on 276 salaries. An experienced Commercial Truck Driver with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.29 based on 406 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.
Employees with Commercial Truck Driver in their job title in Sacramento, California earn an average of 9.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (4.9% more) and Los Angeles, California (2.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (5.5% less), New York, New York (3.7% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (1.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,601 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.7%
Early Career
26.7%
Mid Career
17.2%
Experienced
25.4%
Late Career
28.0%