Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in South Bend, Indiana Salary

How much does a Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer make in South Bend, IN? The average hourly rate for a Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in South Bend is $22.69 per hour. This is 17% above the national average for a Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer which is $18.85 per hour. Wages for a Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in South Bend range from $16.26 per hour to $26.49 per hour. Total Annual Compensation, which includes hourly rate, bonus, and overtime for a Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in South Bend ranges from $34,342 to $61,366 annually. Job satisfaction is reported as 4 out of 5 stars. In South Bend, men make up the majority of the workforce (89 percent). In South Bend, a Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer often enjoys medical, dental, and vision benefits provided by their employer.

$45,769 - $59,665
$52K
MEDIAN: $51,691
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$16.26 - $26.49
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MEDIAN: $22.69
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$0$61K
Salary $51,691
Bonus $1,600
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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$34,342 - $61,366
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $16.26 - $26.49
Overtime $35.00
Annual Data $0$61K
Bonus $1,600
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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$34,342 - $61,366
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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 2017 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 South Bend, Indiana

St. Joseph County, Indiana
103,757
Male:
50,483 (48.7%)
Female:
53,274 (51.3%)
South Bend is a city in and the county seat of St. Joseph County, Indiana, United States, on the St. Joseph River near its southernmost bend, from which it derives its name. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total of 101,168 residents; its Metropolitan Statistical Area had a population of 318,586 and Combined Statistical Area of 721,296. It is the fourth-largest city in Indiana, serving as the economic and cultural hub of Northern Indiana. The highly ranked University of Notre Dame is located just to the north in unincorporated Notre Dame, Indiana and is an integral contributor to the region's economy. The area was originally settled in the early 19th century by fur traders and was established as a city in 1865. The St. Joseph River shaped South Bend's economy through the mid-20th century. River access assisted heavy industrial development such as that of the Studebaker Corporation, the...
South Bend:
$36,273
Indiana:
$50,532
$711
South Bend:
$79,500
Indiana:
$131,000
4.1%

Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Job Listings

Key Stats for Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
30%

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

Customer Service
▲6%

Transport
▲5%

National Average
$51,000

Jobsite Delivery
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 27%