How much does a Cdl A Driver make?

Updated Sep 26, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$53,703 /yr
Average Base Pay

134 salaries

$36K

Low

$54K

Average

$79K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Cdl A Driver is $53,703 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Cdl A Driver salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 134 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Cdl A Driver employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Truck Driver$57,968 /yr
L3
Truck Driver III$56,630 /yr
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Western Express
3.6

Western Express

Cdl A Driver - Monthly

$3,786

 /mo
Range: $3K - $4K
3 salaries
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$3K

$4K

$2,547 - $4,483 Range

Schneider
3.6

Schneider

Cdl A Driver

$65,312

 /yr
Range: $43K - $74K

$43K

$74K

$42,838 - $73,744 Range

Swift Transportation
3.4

Swift Transportation

Cdl A Driver

$32,887

 /yr
Range: $23K - $52K

$23K

$52K

$22,989 - $52,355 Range

Prime
3.8

Prime

Cdl A Driver - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $5 - $22

$5

$22

$5 - $22 Range

U.S. Xpress
3.4

U.S. Xpress

Cdl A Driver - Monthly

$5,681

 /mo
Range: $4K - $6K

$4K

$6K

$3,832 - $6,147 Range

US Foods
3.4

US Foods

Cdl A Driver - Hourly
About 

$15 -$32

 hourly

$15

$32

$15 - $32 Range

Praxair
3.4

Praxair

Cdl A Driver - Hourly
About 

$29 -$43

 hourly

$29

$43

$29 - $43 Range

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Boyd Bros. Transportation
2.9

Boyd Bros. Transportation

Cdl A Driver - Monthly
About 

$3K -$6K

$3K

$6K

$3,371 - $6,041 Range

Martin Transportation Systems
2.7

$39K

$48K

$38,604 - $48,095 Range

Dillon Logistics
2.4

Dillon Logistics

Cdl A Driver - Hourly
About 

$16 -$23

 hourly

$16

$23

$16 - $23 Range

CR England
3.5

CR England

Cdl A Driver - Hourly
About 

$11 -$30

 hourly

$11

$30

$11 - $30 Range

Paschall Truck Lines
3.8

Paschall Truck Lines

Cdl A Driver - Monthly
About 

$4K -$5K

$4K

$5K

$4,080 - $4,697 Range

PepsiCo
3.9

PepsiCo

Cdl A Driver - Hourly
About 

$21 -$37

 hourly

$21

$37

$21 - $37 Range

Bestway Transport

Cdl A Driver - Hourly
About 

$17 -$19

 hourly

$17

$19

$17 - $19 Range

Ben E. Keith
3.7

Ben E. Keith

Cdl A Driver - Hourly
About 

$20 -$22

 hourly

$20

$22

$20 - $22 Range

3

AM-Liner East

Cdl A Driver - Hourly
About 

$20 -$21

 hourly

$20

$21

$20 - $21 Range

Great Lakes Coca-Cola Bottling
3

$59K

$64K

$59,479 - $64,265 Range

Marvin Windows & Doors
3.7

Marvin Windows & Doors

Cdl A Driver - Hourly
About 

$22 -$24

 hourly

$22

$24

$22 - $24 Range

SiteOne Landscape Supply
4

SiteOne Landscape Supply

Cdl A Driver - Hourly
About 

$19 -$20

 hourly

$19

$20

$19 - $20 Range

NFI Industries
3.3

NFI Industries

Cdl A Driver
About 

$50K -$55K

$50K

$55K

$50,103 - $54,683 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Cdl A Driver salaries

The national average salary for a Cdl A Driver is $53,703 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Cdl A Driver salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 134 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Cdl A Driver employees.

The highest salary for a Cdl A Driver in United States is $79,175 per year.

The lowest salary for a Cdl A Driver in United States is $36,425 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent cdl a driver salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$22,000
per year
A Truck Driver in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $22,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Temporary
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$50,000
per year
A Class A Truck Driver in the Springfield, MO Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Springfield, MO Area area
Contract
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$91,000
per year
A Truck Driver in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $91,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$20
hourly
A Truck Driver in the Las Vegas, NV Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
Las Vegas, NV Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$45,000
per year
A Truck Driver in the Des Moines, IA Area area reported making $45,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Des Moines, IA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$19
hourly
A Tow Truck Driver in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $19 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$2,500
monthly
A Class A Truck Driver in the Statesville, NC Area area reported making $2,500 per month
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Statesville, NC Area area
Part-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$58,000
per year
A Motor Vehicle Operator in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $58,000 per year
Additional Pay
$1k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$52,000
per year
A Class A Truck Driver in the Dothan, AL Area area reported making $52,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Dothan, AL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
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