Experienced Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Baltimore, Maryland Salary

An Experienced Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Baltimore, Maryland earns an average wage of $19.43 per hour.

$29,194 - $94,687
$29K
$54K
$95K
MEDIAN: $54,000
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$17.11 - $25.34
$17
$19
$25
MEDIAN: $19.49
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$0$94K
Salary $29,194 - $94,687
Bonus $1,000
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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$35,792 - $67,672
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 11
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $17.11 - $25.34
Overtime $28.41
Annual Data $0$67K
Bonus $1,000
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).
)
$35,792 - $67,672
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

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 Baltimore, Maryland

Baltimore city, Maryland
621,849
Male:
294,027 (47.3%)
Female:
327,822 (52.7%)
Baltimore (/ˈbɔːltᵻˌmɔːr/, locally: [ˈbɔɫ.mɔɻ]) is the largest city in the U.S. state of Maryland, and the 29th-most populous city in the country. It was established by the Constitution of Maryland and is not part of any county; thus, it is the largest independent city in the United States. Baltimore has more public monuments per capita than any other city in the country and is home to some of the earliest National Register historic districts in the nation, including Fell's Point (1969), Federal Hill (1970) and Mount Vernon Place (1971). More than 65,000 properties, or roughly one in three buildings in the city, are listed on the National Register, more than any other city in the nation. Founded in 1729, Baltimore is the second largest seaport in the Mid-Atlantic. Baltimore's Inner Harbor was once the second leading port of entry for immigrants to the United States and a major manufacturing center. After...
Baltimore:
$44,165
Maryland:
$75,847
$981
Baltimore:
$155,600
Maryland:
$299,800
6.0%

Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Job Listings

Key Stats for Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
10-19 years
84%
20 years or more
16%

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

National Average
$46,000

Jobsite Delivery
▼5%

Transport
▼5%

Commercial
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 43%