Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Truck Driver make in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$73,142 / yrTotal Pay
$69,761 / yrBase Pay
$3,380 / yrAdditional Pay

$73,142

 / yr
$51K$106K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Truck Driver is $73,142 per year in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX area, with an average salary of $69,761 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 $3,380 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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For Truck Driver in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

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Related Job Titles

For Truck Driver in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

Some related job titles are Class B CDL Truck Driver Salaries with median pay of $77,179, Driver of Trucks Salaries with median pay of $81,259, Dump Truck Driver Salaries with median pay of $68,937, Fuel Truck Driver Salaries with median pay of $84,265.

Top Paying Companies

For a Truck Driver in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Truck Driver in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX. Employers include Schneider, Swift Transportation and J.B. Hunt Transport.

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Schneider
$80,060/yr

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$80,060

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 / yr

$76,932

 / yr

$76,389

 / yr

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 / yr

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Top Paying Industries

For a Truck Driver in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

The top paying industry for a Truck Driver in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX is Transportation & Logistics with a median total pay of $76,660.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Transportation & LogisticsTransportation & Logistics$76,660

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Transportation & Logistics

Top paying companies in Transportation & Logistics for Truck Driver are Schneider, Swift Transportation, and J.B. Hunt Transport.

SchneiderSchneider$80,060/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.

How does the Truck driver salary in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX compare to the national average salary in US for the same job?

The average salary for a Truck driver in US is $57,984 per year based on 58,601 salary contributions, which is 1.16% less than the salary for a Truck driver in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX. The cost of living and the local demand for the work are among the factors affecting wages. The top 3 companies in US where a Truck driver gets the highest compensation are US AutoLogistics, System Transport and Walmart Inc.. Bigger companies typically pay 35% more than smaller companies for a Truck driver.

Recent Salaries Shared

For truck driver in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

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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

Truck Driver

Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

 | 10-14 years

$60,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Truck Driver

Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

 | 1-3 years

$90,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Class A Truck Driver

Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

 | 4-6 years

$65,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
CDL OTR DRIVER

Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

 | 4-6 years

$80,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Class A Cdl Truck Driver

Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

 | 1-3 years

$26

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Truck Driver

Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

 | 1-3 years

$18

/hr

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Truck Driver

Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

 | 1-3 years

$78,200

/yr

$78K | $200

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Class A Truck Driver

Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

 | 1-3 years

$39

/hr

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Truck Driver

Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

 | <1 year

$10

/hr

Submitted2 days ago

<1 year
2 days ago

Truck Driver pay FAQ in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

The average salary for a Truck Driver is $69,761 per year in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX. Salaries estimates are based on 65099 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Truck Driver employees in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX.

The highest salary for a Truck Driver in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX is $100,239 per year.

The lowest salary for a Truck Driver in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX is $48,550 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Truck Driver or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Truck Driver.