The average hourly pay for a Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Truck Driver in Houston, Texas is $19.72.
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What Are Popular Skills for Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers?
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Skills in HAZMAT are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Jobsite Delivery, Safety Compliance, Commercial and Transport.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers?
An early career Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Truck Driver with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.80 based on 40 salaries. A mid-career Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Truck Driver with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.71 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Truck Driver with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.12 based on 78 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Truck Driver in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 10.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (6.5% more) and Los Angeles, California (6.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (5.4% less), Orlando, Florida (4.6% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (3.8% less).
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