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Heavy Truck Driver Salary

$48,763 (USD)

Average Salary

$23/hr

Average Hourly

$1,209

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 22, 2019

The average pay for a Heavy Truck Driver is $48,763 a year and $23 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Heavy Truck Driver is between $35,916 and $59,480. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Heavy Truck Driver. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Drives straight truck with capacity of more than three tons and usually with more than six wheels to transport materials to and from specified destinations, applying knowledge of commercial driving regulations and area roads.
  • Prepares receipts for load picked up.
  • Stops at required weigh and check stations.
  • Ensures accuracy of logs and other required documentation.
  • Receives payment for goods delivered and for delivery charges.
  • Requires a commercial driver's license.
Heavy Truck Driver Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

Job family population: 1,800,330

Estimated population of Heavy Truck Driver jobs: 66,432

Rate of error: 0.6%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$56,530
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply 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), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Heavy Truck Driver Job Listings for United States

Truck Driver
Nov 15
South San Francisco, CA, USA
A.I. Foods Corporation
Safely operate a heavy or tractor-trailer truck * Load and unload cargo * Properly track and ... Commercial driver's license * Ability to handle physical workload * Strong work ethic Company ...
On The Road Truck Driver
Nov 11
Portland, OR, USA
dark star transport
Safely operate a heavy or tractor-trailer truck * Load and unload cargo * Properly track and ... Commercial driver's license * Ability to handle physical workload * Strong work ethic Requirements
IMMEDIATE HIRE: Truck Driver
Nov 14
Dallas, TX, USA
Associated Truss & Lumber Company
Safely operate a heavy or tractor-trailer truck * Deliver prefabricated wooden trusses ... Class A Commercial driver's license * Current DOT physical card * Pre-employment drug screen ...
Truck Driver - Avg. $60K+/Year - Top Benefits - Recent Grads Welcome
Nov 6
Las Vegas, NV, USA
TWT Refrigerated Service
Heavy Haul or Refrigerated Trucks; Team routes along the southern corridor with an average haul ... Driver Portal - Supporting you on the road 24/7 * Driver Referral Program - Your truck driver ...
Truck Driver - Avg. $62k+/Year - $5,000 Sign-On + Excellent Benefits
Nov 7
Chicago, IL, USA
System Transport Inc. - Regional
Now Hiring CDL-A Flatbed Truck Drivers Average $62,000+ per Year - $5,000 Sign-On Bonus - Excellent ... Flatbed, Specialized, or Heavy-Haul we have them all! * Exciting routes throughout the western US ...

The average pay for a Heavy Truck Driver is $48,763 a year and $23 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Heavy Truck Driver is between $35,916 and $59,480. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Heavy Truck Driver. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Truck Driver
Nov 15
South San Francisco, CA, USA
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Safely operate a heavy or tractor-trailer truck * Load and unload cargo * Properly track and ... Commercial driver's license * Ability to handle physical workload * Strong work ethic Company ...
On The Road Truck Driver
Nov 11
Portland, OR, USA
dark star transport
Safely operate a heavy or tractor-trailer truck * Load and unload cargo * Properly track and ... Commercial driver's license * Ability to handle physical workload * Strong work ethic Requirements
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