Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Class A Cdl Truck Driver make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$78,767 / yrTotal Pay
$74,214 / yrBase Pay
$4,554 / yrAdditional Pay

$78,767

 / yr
$52K$120K
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The estimated total pay for a Class A Cdl Truck Driver is $78,767 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $74,214 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $4,554 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Truck Driver

$74,274 /yr
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$124,396 /yr
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Top Paying Companies

For a Class A Cdl Truck Driver in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Class A Cdl Truck Driver in United States. Employers include Amazon, SelfEmployed.com and UPS.

1
Amazon
$111,443/yr
2
$84,508/yr
3
UPS
$84,396/yr

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Class A Cdl Truck DriverSee 27 salaries from all locations

$76,577

 / yr

$74,297

 / yr

$78,852

 / yr

$72,856

 / yr

$66,421

 / yr

$73,941

 / yr

$53

 / hr

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$75,057

 / yr

$34

 / hr

$72,845

 / yr

$75,210

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$31

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Top Paying Industries

For a Class A Cdl Truck Driver in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Class A Cdl Truck Driver in United States are Information Technology with a median total pay of $111,443, Transportation & Logistics with a median total pay of $74,297, Manufacturing with a median total pay of $71,349, Retail & Wholesale with a median total pay of $66,132, and Government & Public Administration with a median total pay of $63,445.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$111,443

    34% Higher than other industries

  • Transportation & LogisticsTransportation & Logistics$74,297

    1% Higher than other industries

  • ManufacturingManufacturing$71,349

    3% Lower than other industries

  • Retail & WholesaleRetail & Wholesale$66,132

    12% Lower than other industries

  • Government & Public AdministrationGovernment & Public Administration$63,445

    16% Lower than other industries

Information Technology

The top paying company in Information Technology for Class A Cdl Truck Driver is Amazon.

AmazonAmazon$111,443/yr

Glassdoor Economist Pay Overview

What is the pay outlook for Transportation?

Transportation salaries are growing rapidly as the demand for transportation workers grows. The increasing importance of e-commerce and global supply chains are likely to keep the need for transportation workers strong. Also, turnover in the transportation industry is high and an aging workforce is pushing employers to attract new workers to the industry through better pay and benefits.

Recent Salaries Shared

For class a cdl truck driver

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Class A Truck Driver

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$4,150

/mo

$4K | $150

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Transportation Driver

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$93,000

/yr

$85K | $8K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Class A Cdl Truck Driver

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$34,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Truck Driver

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$23

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Class A CDL Driver/HazMat Tanker

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$26

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Class A Cdl Truck Driver

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$25

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Truck Driver

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$65,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Truck Driver

United States of America

 | <1 year

$2,400

/mo

SubmittedYesterday

<1 year
Yesterday
CDL Driver

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$40

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday

Class A Cdl Truck Driver pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Class A Cdl Truck Driver is $74,214 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Class A Cdl Truck Driver salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1342 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Class A Cdl Truck Driver employees.

The highest salary for a Class A Cdl Truck Driver in United States is $111,293 per year.

The lowest salary for a Class A Cdl Truck Driver in United States is $49,488 per year.

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