Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does an OTR Driver make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$60,414 / yrTotal Pay
$57,646 / yrBase Pay
$2,768 / yrAdditional Pay

$60,414

 / yr
$37K$99K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a OTR Driver is $60,414 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $57,646 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 $2,768 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

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$124,266 /yr
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Top Paying Companies

For an Otr Driver in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for an Otr Driver in United States. Employers include Crete Carrier, PepsiCo and West Side Transport.

1
Crete Carrier
$65,688/yr

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Swift Transportation
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OTR DriverSee 64 salaries from all locations

$59,288

 / yr

$58,206

 / yr

$29

 / hr

$56,685

 / yr

$65,688

 / yr

$57,430

 / yr

$63,904

 / yr

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$59,221

 / yr

$64,115

 / yr

$57,936

 / yr

$58,867

 / yr

$63,126

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$62,622

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$58,074

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$59,613

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Top Paying Industries

For an Otr Driver in United States

The top 3 paying industries for an Otr Driver in United States are Retail & Wholesale with a median total pay of $62,622, Transportation & Logistics with a median total pay of $60,238 and Manufacturing with a median total pay of $59,661.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Retail & WholesaleRetail & Wholesale$62,622

    3% Higher than other industries

  • Transportation & LogisticsTransportation & Logistics$60,238

    0% Lower than other industries

  • ManufacturingManufacturing$59,661

    1% Lower than other industries

Retail & Wholesale

The top paying company in Retail & Wholesale for Otr Driver is Walmart.

WalmartWalmart$62,622/yr

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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

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Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Class A Cdl Truck Driver

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$91,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Truck Driver

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$4,000

/mo

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Truck Driver

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$29

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Class A Cdl Truck Driver

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$100,000

/yr

$80K | $20K

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Cdl A Driver

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$22

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
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Class A Truck Driver

United States of America

 | <1 year

$30

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

<1 year
Yesterday
Garbage Truck Driver

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$18

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Commercial Truck Driver

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$74,500

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday

OTR Driver pay FAQ

The national average salary for an OTR Driver is $57,646 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an OTR Driver salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 752 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an OTR Driver employees.

The highest salary for an OTR Driver in United States is $94,136 per year.

The lowest salary for an OTR Driver in United States is $35,300 per year.

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