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Driver Salary

$28,822 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Driver is $28,822 a year and $14 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Driver is between $22,489 and $33,895. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Driver. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Drives completed motor vehicle off assembly line to specified repair, shipping, or storage area.
  • May test performance of parts, such as lights, horn, and windshield wipers.
  • May drive completed vehicle onto railroad freight car and secure vehicle for shipping.
  • May drive customer's vehicle to and from service area of repair shop and be designated car jockey.
Driver Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

Job family population: 198,470

Estimated population of Driver jobs: 35,334

Rate of error: 1.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About United States

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

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Class A Local Route Delivery Truck Driver
Jun 18
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CDL A Truck Driver
Jun 18
Wilmington, United States
Driver of the Quarter bonuses. Holiday Pay. IRA options. Life Insurance.
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Lafayette, LA, USA
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Commercial Driver (Class B or Better)
Jun 18
San Antonio, TX, USA
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Commercial Driver needed for a supplier on the Toyota Plant! $15/hr -Must have a class B driver's license or better -Must have a current Medical card . -Roll off experience is not required but is a ...
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