$53,987
Avg. Salary
$18.63
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,546

Bonus

$1,100

Profit Sharing

$2,600

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Fuel Truck Driver is $18.63 per hour.

The average pay for a Fuel Truck Driver is $53,987 per year.

$14.16
10%
$18.63
50%
$24.48
90%
MEDIAN $18.63
$31k
10%
$54k
50%
$82k
90%
MEDIAN $53,987
$30,988 - $81,938
$31K
$54K
$82K
MEDIAN: $53,987
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50%
90%

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$14.16 - $24.48
$14
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MEDIAN: $18.63
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$0$81K
Salary $30,988 - $81,938
Bonus $450 - $4,136
Profit Sharing $298 - $15,319
Commission $2,600
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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$31,046 - $71,188
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 281
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $14.16 - $24.48
Hourly Tips $9.00
Overtime $19.50 - $36.02
Annual Data $0$71K
Bonus $450 - $4,136
Commission $2,600
Profit Sharing $298 - $15,319
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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$31,046 - $71,188
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 710

Job Description for Fuel Truck Driver

A fuel truck driver is required to safely operate a tank wagon or tractor trailer with hazardous materials. At all times, these drivers must know and follow all required safety regulations, including in inclement weather. The ability to install chains on tires in ice, snow, mud, or rain is mandatory to manage driving in such weather. Fuel truck drivers must possess a working knowledge of different pump, hose, and wrench sizes and methods of operation, as filling and emptying are required on pickup and delivery. Overnight driving is not typically mandatory, but often shifts of 14 or more hours are expected (with at least 11 hours driving included).

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

Popular Employer Salaries for Fuel Truck Driver


Fuel Truck Drivers flock to Pilot Travel Centers LLC for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $70K lead the pack in compensation.

Earnings fall especially short at Ferrellgas, where the median salary of $34K is the lowest in the field, less than half of the top paying company's rate.

Common Career Paths for Fuel Truck Driver


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Fuel Truck Driver Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Fuel Truck Driver

Pay by Experience for a Fuel Truck Driver has a positive trend. An entry-level Fuel Truck Driver with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 265 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Fuel Truck Driver with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 141 salaries. An experienced Fuel Truck Driver which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 186 salaries. A Fuel Truck Driver with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 100 salaries.

Fuel Truck Driver Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Fuel Truck Driver?

Fuel Truck Driver in Boston:
"It's great."
Pros: A lot opportunities
Cons: No complaint

Fuel Truck Driver in Brunswick:
"Fuel Delivery."
Pros: Working independently, getting to really see all aspects of those living in this area. Being outside, driving thought the countryside.
Cons: Not terribly challenging, repetition, rainy days... Particularly cold rainy days, snow is much better.

Fuel Truck Driver in New Richmond:
Safety is key. Never worry about delivery times, it is not worth an accident.

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Key Stats for Fuel Truck Driver

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 135 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Fuel Truck Driver Salaries

▲8%

▲8%

▼0%

National Average
$46,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Fuel Truck Driver Salaries

▼0%

National Average
$46,000


Driver/Core Development
▼12%

Hazardous Materials
▼14%

tanker
▼15%

Customer Service
▼17%

CDL
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 135 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 26%