A Truck Driver, Tow Truck at AAA Motor Club earns an average wage of $13.49 per hour.
|Hourly Rate||$10.72 - $16.31|
|Overtime||$14.55 - $27.40|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $1,479|
|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).)
|$22,504 - $39,554|
Job Description for Truck Driver, Tow Truck
A truck driver, tow truck is a person who may typically serve different functions by moving cars and trucks. In some situations, the tow truck driver may be called upon by police to remove inoperable vehicles from an accident site in order to restore traffic flow. Tow truck drivers may also be utilized by private businesses or police to enforce parking laws by removing illegally parked or abandoned vehicles. Auto mechanics and roadside service providers will also typically contract with towing companies (or have their own tow truck drivers on staff) to assist motorists with disabled vehicles to transport them to shops for repair.Read More...
Drivers must also be proficient with specialty equipment used by their trucks. This includes knowing safe operations of a winch, as well as knowing how to use side-roll carts, which can be used to extract vehicles parked parallel on streets. In all cases, drivers must typically keep accurate logs of vehicle pickups and where they are towed to, as these amounts are typically then used in the final billing of the vehicle owner.
Some companies do not require a high school diploma for this position, but a candidate for this job must possess a commercial driver's license and may need to be additionally certified to operate his or her truck type. Most tow truck drivers work regular shifts throughout a week that involve both days and evenings, with many employers requiring their drivers to take periodic “on call” shifts that involve 24 hour availability. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)
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