Entry-Level Truck Driver, Tow Truck Salary

An Entry-Level Truck Driver, Tow Truck earns an average wage of $12.31 per hour.

$17,343 - $47,742
$17K
$30K
$48K
MEDIAN: $29,913
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50%
90%

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$9.70 - $16.25
$9
$12
$16
MEDIAN: $12.28
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$0$47K
Salary $17,343 - $47,742
Bonus $0.00 - $4,878
Commission $10.00 - $12,700
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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$20,378 - $43,548
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 164
Hourly Data $0$23
Hourly Rate $9.70 - $16.25
Hourly Tips $0.12 - $3.86
Overtime $11.85 - $23.16
Annual Data $0$43K
Bonus $0.00 - $4,878
Commission $10.00 - $12,700
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).
)
$20,378 - $43,548
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 328

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.

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Truck Driver, Tow Truck Tasks

  • Drive a tow truck and operate its machinery to move other vehicles in various states of malfunction.
  • Maintain tow truck and towing machinery regularly.
  • Provide basic repair and emergency road services, such as changing flat tires, unlock car doors, jump batteries, and assist with fuel.
  • Communicate with clients to understand their needs and determine how to transport the inoperable vehicles.
  • Receive and respond to service calls.

Truck Driver, Tow Truck Job Listings

Key Stats for Truck Driver, Tow Truck

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 52 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
15%

Skills That Affect Truck Driver, Tow Truck Salaries

Customer Service
▲5%

National Average
$29,000

Driving
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 24%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
no benefits
None: 73%