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How much does a Owner Operator make?

Updated May 15, 2021

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$72,614 /yr
Average Base Pay

843 salaries

$35K

Low

$73K

Average

$152K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Owner Operator is $72,614 in United States. Filter by location to see Owner Operator salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 843 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Owner Operator employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Owner Operator$72,614 /yr
L3
Owner Operator III$74,548 /yr
L4
Owner Operator IV$74,548 /yr
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Ryder System
3.5

Ryder System

Owner Operator

$74,018

 /yr
Range: $67K - $92K
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$67K

$92K

$67,484 - $91,943 Range

Pilot Flying J
3.4

Pilot Flying J

Owner Operator

$64,536

 /yr
Range: $60K - $71K

$60K

$71K

$60,091 - $70,908 Range

Republic Services
3.6

Republic Services

Owner Operator

$80,199

 /yr
Range: $76K - $94K

$76K

$94K

$76,078 - $93,971 Range

Forward Air
3.1

Forward Air

Owner Operator

$63,783

 /yr
Range: $60K - $166K

$60K

$166K

$60,093 - $166,464 Range

Landstar
3.9

Landstar

Owner Operator

$78,043

 /yr
Range: $72K - $191K

$72K

$191K

$72,477 - $190,756 Range

United Rentals
4

United Rentals

Owner Operator

$73,030

 /yr
Range: $69K - $84K

$69K

$84K

$68,811 - $83,708 Range

Lipari Foods
3.1

Lipari Foods

Owner Operator

$49,593

 /yr
Range: $47K - $52K

$47K

$52K

$47,399 - $52,331 Range

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Americold Logistics
3.3

Americold Logistics

Owner Operator

$44,382

 /yr
Range: $41K - $49K

$41K

$49K

$41,404 - $48,981 Range

Ashley Furniture
3.3

Ashley Furniture

Owner Operator

$64,002

 /yr
Range: $60K - $68K

$60K

$68K

$59,771 - $68,005 Range

Sunstate Equipment
3.7

Sunstate Equipment

Owner Operator

$73,112

 /yr
Range: $69K - $84K

$69K

$84K

$68,603 - $83,507 Range

Self
4.6

Self

Owner Operator

$52,526

 /yr
Range: $21K - $106K

$21K

$106K

$21,378 - $106,469 Range

Self Employment & Entrepreneur Development Society
4.4

Self Employment & Entrepreneur Development Society

Owner Operator

$66,294

 /yr
Range: $19K - $145K

$19K

$145K

$19,058 - $144,685 Range

Holland
3.4

Holland

Owner Operator

$63,481

 /yr
Range: $62K - $66K

$62K

$66K

$61,592 - $65,593 Range

DART Center
4.2

DART Center

Owner Operator

$66,845

 /yr
Range: $64K - $71K

$64K

$71K

$64,043 - $71,309 Range

Koch Trucking
4.2

Koch Trucking

Owner Operator

$71,619

 /yr
Range: $67K - $95K

$67K

$95K

$67,169 - $95,132 Range

Dr Pepper Snapple Group
3

Dr Pepper Snapple Group

Owner Operator

$67,341

 /yr
Range: $64K - $75K

$64K

$75K

$64,321 - $75,059 Range

Praxair
3.3

Praxair

Owner Operator

$75,094

 /yr
Range: $71K - $84K

$71K

$84K

$70,564 - $83,790 Range

Watkins & Shepard Trucking
3.5

Watkins & Shepard Trucking

Owner Operator

$57,000

 /yr
Range: $53K - $63K

$53K

$63K

$52,533 - $62,834 Range

Nestlé USA
4.1

Nestlé USA

Owner Operator

$76,179

 /yr
Range: $73K - $83K

$73K

$83K

$72,847 - $82,741 Range

Self Opportunity
4.3

Self Opportunity

Owner Operator

$92,000

 /yr
Range: $30K - $165K

$30K

$165K

$30,426 - $165,000 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Owner Operator salaries

The average salary for a Owner Operator is $72,614 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 843 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Owner Operator employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Owner Operator in United States is $152,018 per year.

The lowest salary for a Owner Operator in United States is $34,685 per year.

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