The average hourly pay for a Tow Truck Driver is $13.31.
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Skills in Customer Service, Transport, Emergency Response, Safety Compliance and Disaster Recovery are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Tow Truck Driver
An entry-level Tow Truck Driver with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.20 based on 41 salaries. An early career Tow Truck Driver with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.69 based on 303 salaries. A mid-career Tow Truck Driver with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.42 based on 140 salaries. An experienced Tow Truck Driver with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.69 based on 167 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $15.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Tow Truck Driver in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 57.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (14.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Detroit, Michigan (30.3% less), Phoenix, Arizona (9.8% less) and Los Angeles, California (8.8% less).
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