Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Truck Owner / Operator is $96,134
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Truck Owner / Operators?
An early career Truck Owner / Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $100,000 based on 53 salaries. A mid-career Truck Owner / Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,871 based on 51 salaries. An experienced …Read more
What Do Truck Owner / Operators Do?
Professional truck owners/operators typically own semi-trailer trucks which may have a flatbed, box, tank, or other container to transport goods depending on what types of items are transported. Some materials may be hazardous, so the hazardous/tanker endorsement is often required.
Truck owners/operators are employed by companies which need products or raw materials to be transported from one place to another, and some work on a per-job, freelance basis. Hauling may be done in a local area, …Read more
- Maintain dual focus of safety and route efficiency.
- Communicate effectively with dispatches and loaders to enable clear understanding of timelines and delivery loads.
- Navigate across highways and urban environments using roads appropriate for vehicle and cargo.