Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Hartford, Connecticut Salary

How much does a Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer make in Hartford, CT? In Hartford, a Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer takes home around $20.17 per hour on average. This is 7% 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 Hartford range from $16.24 per hour to $28.06 per hour. Total Annual Pay, which includes hourly rate, bonus, and overtime for a Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Hartford ranges from $34,016 to $81,233 annually. Job satisfaction is reported as 5 out of 5 stars. Men make up a majority of the Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer workforce in Hartford among those reporting — 100 percent to be exact. In Hartford, a Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer often enjoys medical benefits provided by their employer.

$33,370 - $90,300
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MEDIAN: $59,782
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$16.24 - $28.06
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$0$90K
Salary $33,370 - $90,300
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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$34,016 - $81,233
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 13
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $16.24 - $28.06
Overtime $32.99
Annual Data $0$81K
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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$34,016 - $81,233
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

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 Hartford, Connecticut

Hartford County, Connecticut
124,014
Male:
58,042 (46.8%)
Female:
65,972 (53.2%)
Hartford is the capital of Connecticut and the historic seat of Hartford County until Connecticut disbanded county government in 1960. As of the 2010 Census, Hartford's population was 124,775, making it Connecticut's third-largest city after the coastal cities of Bridgeport and New Haven. Census Bureau estimates since then have indicated Hartford's subsequent fall to fourth place statewide as a result of sustained population growth in the coastal city of Stamford. Nicknamed the "Insurance Capital of the World", Hartford houses many insurance company headquarters, and insurance remains the region's major industry. Founded in 1635, Hartford is among the oldest cities in the United States. Hartford is home to the nation's oldest public art museum, the Wadsworth Atheneum; the oldest publicly funded park, Bushnell Park; the oldest continuously published newspaper, The Hartford Courant; the second-oldest secondary school, Hartford Public; Trinity College, an elite, private liberal arts college,...
Hartford:
$34,240
Connecticut:
$71,346
$952
Hartford:
$159,200
Connecticut:
$270,900
9.9%

Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Job Listings

Key Stats for Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
25%

Experience Affects Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Salaries

Experienced
▲4%

Late-Career
▲4%

National Average
$53,000

Mid-Career
▼10%

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

Customer Service
▲26%

Commercial
▲11%

Safety Compliance
▲11%

▲2%

Jobsite Delivery
▲2%

National Average
$53,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 40%