Entry-Level Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Oklahoma City Salary

An Entry-Level Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma earns an average wage of $17.27 per hour.

$26,791 - $110,532
$27K
$47K
$110K
MEDIAN: $47,166
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$14.52 - $22.20
$15
$17
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MEDIAN: $16.93
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$0$110K
Salary $26,791 - $110,532
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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$30,154 - $73,116
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 2 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 13
Hourly Data $0$26
Hourly Rate $14.52 - $22.20
Overtime $25.10
Annual Data $0$73K
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).
)
$30,154 - $73,116
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 2 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

Job Description for Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer

Truck driver/tractor-trailer drivers must have knowledge of commercial driving regulations in order to transport all types of goods from livestock to materials over long-distance hauls. They must know how to maneuver the truck into the unloading and loading positions. Truck drivers must know how to go through a weigh station before and after loading. They also have to go through weigh stations while on the road. Truck drivers must maintain a log according to I.C.C. regulations. The log is presented to any law enforcement that requests it or to an employer. Some only drive during the day on short haul trips. Others may drive cross-country and take many days to get there. They are only allowed to drive 11 hours after 10 consecutive hours off duty. Truck drivers must navigate through big cities, small towns, rain and snow. Knowledge of how to drive in any weather condition is a must. Truck drivers have to go to school to get the special license. They must complete a CDL (Commercial Driver License) class. They must have a CDL-A in order to drive a heavy truck. Tests and classes are given at a truck driving school. Truck driving must be taken very seriously. Truck drivers put their own lives and other people's lives in the line of fire by being careless. Safety is essential for this job. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)


Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Tasks

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

About Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Oklahoma County, Oklahoma
631,263
Male:
309,227 (49.0%)
Female:
322,036 (51.0%)
Oklahoma City is the capital and largest city of the state of Oklahoma. The county seat of Oklahoma County, the city ranks 27th among United States cities in population. The population grew following the 2010 Census, with the population estimated to have increased to 631,346 as of July 2015. As of 2015, the Oklahoma City metropolitan area had a population of 1,358,452, and the Oklahoma City-Shawnee Combined Statistical Area had a population of 1,459,758 (Chamber of Commerce) residents, making it Oklahoma's largest metropolitan area. Oklahoma City's city-limits extend into Canadian, Cleveland, and Pottawatomie counties, though much of those areas outside of the core Oklahoma County area are suburban or rural (watershed). The city ranks as the eighth-largest city in the United States by land area (including consolidated city-counties; it is the largest city in the United States by land area whose government is not consolidated with that of a county or...
Oklahoma City:
$50,739
Oklahoma:
$48,568
$814
Oklahoma City:
$148,500
Oklahoma:
$126,800
2.9%

Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Job Listings

Key Stats for Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
17%

Skills That Affect Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Salaries

Customer Service
▲7%

National Average
$44,000

Transport
▼11%

Commercial
▼11%

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 13%