Experienced Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Jacksonville, Florida Salary

An Experienced Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Jacksonville, Florida earns an average wage of $19.56 per hour.

$39,284 - $78,523
$39K
$51K
$79K
MEDIAN: $51,253
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$13.77 - $24.24
$14
$20
$24
MEDIAN: $20.08
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$0$78K
Salary $39,284 - $78,523
Bonus $1,017
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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$30,533 - $70,469
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 18
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $13.77 - $24.24
Overtime $28.84
Annual Data $0$70K
Bonus $1,017
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).
)
$30,533 - $70,469
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 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 Jacksonville, Florida

Duval County, Florida
868,031
Male:
419,203 (48.3%)
Female:
448,828 (51.7%)
Jacksonville is a seaport city and the seat of Duval County, Florida, United States. With an estimated 868,031 residents as of 2015, Jacksonville is the most populous city in both the state of Florida and the southeastern United States. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 12th most populous city in the United States and largest city by area in the contiguous United States. The Jacksonville metropolitan area has a population of 1,573,606 and is the 40th largest in the United States and fourth largest in the state of Florida. The city is situated on the banks of the St. Johns River, in the First Coast region of North Florida, about 25 miles (40 km) south of the Georgia state line and 340 miles (550 km) north of Miami. Prior to European settlement the Jacksonville area was inhabited by Native American people known as the Timucua. In 1564, the French...
Jacksonville:
$48,239
Florida:
$49,426
$963
Jacksonville:
$146,500
Florida:
$179,800
4.6%

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 4 votes.
10-19 years
79%
20 years or more
21%

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

Transport
▲4%

HAZMAT
▲4%

Jobsite Delivery
▲4%

National Average
$47,000

Customer Service
▼3%

Commercial
▼7%

Safety Compliance
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 19%