Average Truck Owner / Operator Salary

$96,672
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,503
Bonus
$2,750
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Truck Owner / Operator is $96,672.
10%
$47k
MEDIAN
$97k
90%
$193k
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Salary
$47k - $193k
Bonus
$160 - $26k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$40k - $185k
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What Do Truck Owner / Operators Do?

Truck Owner / Operator Tasks
  • 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.

Job Satisfaction for Truck Owner / Operator

4.1 out of 5
(25)
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2Reviews

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What Are Popular Skills for Truck Owner / Operators?

Skills in Transport, Safety Compliance, HAZMAT and Equipment Maintenance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Logistics.

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 $98,471 based on 65 salaries. A mid-career Truck Owner / Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,871 based on 56 salaries. An experienced Truck Owner / Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,927 based on 73 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $106,963.
Employees with Truck Owner / Operator in their job title in Newark, New Jersey earn an average of 52.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Richmond, Virginia (50.0% more) and Charlotte, North Carolina (29.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Seattle, Washington (22.4% less), Chicago, Illinois (6.9% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (6.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 260 survey responses.
Early Career
25.0%
Mid Career
21.5%
Experienced
28.1%
Late Career
25.4%