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

How much does a Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer make in Florida, FL? In Florida, a Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer takes home an average of $45,987 per year. This is 10% below the national average for a Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer which is $50,756 annually. Salaries for a Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Florida range from $24,452 per year to $79,490 annually. Total Annual Pay, which includes salary, bonus, and overtime for a Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer in Florida ranges from $24,826 to $76,440 annually. Among those reporting, there is an average job satisfaction rating of 5 out of 5 stars. Men make up a majority of the Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer workforce in Florida among those reporting — 89 percent to be exact. Many report receiving medical, dental, and vision benefits from their employer.

$24,452 - $79,490
$24K
$46K
$79K
MEDIAN: $45,987
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90%

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$11.84 - $24.43
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$18
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MEDIAN: $17.85
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$0$79K
Salary $24,452 - $79,490
Bonus $1,100
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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$24,826 - $76,440
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 29
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $11.84 - $24.43
Overtime $18.12 - $39.74
Annual Data $0$76K
Bonus $1,100
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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$24,826 - $76,440
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 27

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.

Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer

Pay by Experience for a Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer has a positive trend. An entry-level Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 16 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 7 salaries. A Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 11 salaries.

Key Stats for Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
25%

Experience Affects Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Salaries

Late-Career
▲26%

Experienced
▲21%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
▼2%

Mid-Career
▼5%

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

Jobsite Delivery
▲39%

Transport
▲1%

Commercial
▼0%

National Average
$43,000

Safety Compliance
▼3%

Customer Service
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 25%