Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Charlotte, North Carolina Salary

A Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Charlotte, North Carolina earns an average wage of $17.29 per hour. A skill in Machine Operation is associated with high pay for this job. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$30,410 - $74,830
$30K
$51K
$75K
MEDIAN: $51,055
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50%
90%

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$15.00 - $23.65
$15
$18
$24
MEDIAN: $18.08
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$0$74K
Salary $30,410 - $74,830
Bonus $2,000
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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$31,040 - $65,572
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 35
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $15.00 - $23.65
Hourly Tips $0.63
Overtime $24.52 - $34.55
Annual Data $0$65K
Bonus $2,000
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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$31,040 - $65,572
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 44

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About Charlotte, North Carolina

Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
827,121
Male:
396,646 (48.0%)
Female:
430,475 (52.0%)
Charlotte /ˈʃɑːrlət/ is the largest city in the state of North Carolina. It is the county seat of Mecklenburg County and the second largest city in the southeastern United States, just behind Jacksonville, Florida. Charlotte is the third fastest growing major city in the United States. In 2014, the estimated population of Charlotte according to the U.S. Census Bureau was 809,958, making it the 17th largest city in the United States based on population. The Charlotte metropolitan area ranks 22nd largest in the US and had a 2014 population of 2,380,314. The Charlotte metropolitan area is part of a sixteen-county market region or combined statistical area with a 2014 U.S. Census population estimate of 2,537,990. Residents of Charlotte are referred to as "Charlotteans." It is listed as a "gamma-plus" global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. Charlotte is home to the corporate headquarters of Bank of America and the east...
Charlotte:
$53,919
North Carolina:
$47,830
$978
Charlotte:
$188,800
North Carolina:
$160,100
5.2%

Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer

Pay by Experience for a Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer has a positive trend. An entry-level Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 30 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 32 salaries. A Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer 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 15 salaries.

Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Reviews

Q: What is it like working in Charlotte?

Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Charlotte:
"Charlotte is truck friendly."
Pros: Charlotte area is still easy to get around. Despite the growth, this area is still a favorable place for transportation work.
Cons: The area seems to pay sub standard wages compared to areas in the north or west. The area is also beginning to experience growing pains. Infrastructure is lagging behind the growth.

Key Stats for Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Salaries

▲6%

▲4%

▲3%

National Average
$48,000

▼24%

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

Machine Operation
▲19%


▲4%



National Average
$48,000

▼1%

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 17%
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