The average hourly pay for a Tanker Truck Driver is $20.41.
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Job Satisfaction for Tanker Truck Driver
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What Are Popular Skills for Tanker Truck Drivers?
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Skills in HAZMAT, DOT Compliance, Transport, Safety Compliance and Heavy Equipment Operation are correlated to pay that is above average.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Tanker Truck Drivers?
An entry-level Tanker Truck Driver with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $19.03 based on 13 salaries. An early career Tanker Truck Driver with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.04 based on 143 salaries. A mid-career Tanker Truck Driver with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.37 based on 95 salaries. An experienced Tanker Truck Driver with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.99 based on 137 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $22.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Tanker Truck Driver in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 31.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (27.4% more) and Houston, Texas (12.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Richmond, Virginia (11.8% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (6.9% less).
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