Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer with Customer Service Skills in Charlotte, North Carolina Salary

A Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer with Customer Service skills in Charlotte, North Carolina earns an average salary of $52,072 per year.

$32,000 - $83,265
$32K
$51K
$83K
MEDIAN: $51,117
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$14.79 - $23.79
$15
$18
$24
MEDIAN: $17.62
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$0$83K
Salary $32,000 - $83,265
Bonus $2,100
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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$31,627 - $73,974
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 14
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $14.79 - $23.79
Overtime $27.88
Annual Data $0$73K
Bonus $2,100
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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$31,627 - $73,974
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 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 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

Key Stats for Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
32%

Experience Affects Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Salaries

Experienced
▲24%

Late-Career
▲20%

National Average
$48,000

Entry-Level
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 26%