Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does an Owner Operator make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$185,644 / yrTotal Pay
$146,534 / yrBase Pay
$39,110 / yrAdditional Pay

$185,644

 / yr
$68K$540K
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The estimated total pay for a Owner Operator is $185,644 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $146,534 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 $39,110 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. The typical Owner Operator salary is $146,534. Salaries can range from $68,410 - $540,305. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Owner Operator in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $185,644.

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What are some related job titles for Owner Operator?

Some related job titles are Drivers Salaries with median pay of $49,789, Truck Driver/Owner Operator Salaries with median pay of $179,090, Truck, Owner Operator Salaries with median pay of $179,257, Owner Operator Driver Salaries with median pay of $181,500.

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Ryder System
3.7

Ryder System

Owner Operator

$79,341

 /yr
Range: $72K - $99K

$72K

$99K

$72,431 - $98,682 Range

Pilot Flying J
3.3

Pilot Flying J

Owner Operator

$69,329

 /yr
Range: $64K - $78K

$64K

$78K

$64,496 - $77,754 Range

Republic Services
3.6

Republic Services

Owner Operator

$86,078

 /yr
Range: $82K - $101K

$82K

$101K

$81,655 - $100,859 Range

Forward Air
3.4

Forward Air

Owner Operator

$68,312

 /yr
Range: $66K - $124K

$66K

$124K

$66,117 - $123,906 Range

SelfEmployed.com

Owner Operator

$76,083

 /yr
Range: $24K - $214K

$24K

$214K

$24,110 - $213,854 Range

Self Opportunity
4.3

Self Opportunity

Owner Operator

$100,000

 /yr
Range: $33K - $177K

$33K

$177K

$32,657 - $176,896 Range

United Rentals
4.0

United Rentals

Owner Operator

$78,384

 /yr
Range: $74K - $90K

$74K

$90K

$73,855 - $89,844 Range

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Lipari Foods
3.1

Lipari Foods

Owner Operator

$53,228

 /yr
Range: $51K - $56K

$51K

$56K

$50,873 - $56,167 Range

Landstar
3.6

Landstar

Owner Operator

$83,028

 /yr
Range: $78K - $172K

$78K

$172K

$77,790 - $171,535 Range

Americold Logistics
3.2

Americold Logistics

Owner Operator

$47,636

 /yr
Range: $44K - $53K

$44K

$53K

$44,439 - $52,571 Range

Ashley Furniture
3.4

Ashley Furniture

Owner Operator

$68,693

 /yr
Range: $64K - $73K

$64K

$73K

$64,152 - $72,990 Range

Sunstate Equipment
3.9

Sunstate Equipment

Owner Operator

$78,471

 /yr
Range: $74K - $90K

$74K

$90K

$73,632 - $89,629 Range

Holland
3.3

Holland

Owner Operator

$68,135

 /yr
Range: $66K - $70K

$66K

$70K

$66,107 - $70,401 Range

Self
4.6

Self

Owner Operator

$54,726

 /yr
Range: $22K - $138K

$22K

$138K

$21,984 - $137,691 Range

Self Employment & Entrepreneur Development Society
4.4

$68,050

 /yr
Range: $20K - $113K

$20K

$113K

$20,455 - $113,265 Range

DART Center
4.2

DART Center

Owner Operator

$71,745

 /yr
Range: $69K - $77K

$69K

$77K

$68,738 - $76,536 Range

Koch Trucking
3.9

Koch Trucking

Owner Operator

$76,869

 /yr
Range: $72K - $102K

$72K

$102K

$72,093 - $102,105 Range

Praxair
3.5

Praxair

Owner Operator

$80,599

 /yr
Range: $76K - $90K

$76K

$90K

$75,737 - $89,932 Range

Dr Pepper Snapple Group
3.0

$72,278

 /yr
Range: $69K - $81K

$69K

$81K

$69,037 - $80,561 Range

Watkins & Shepard Trucking
3.5

$61,179

 /yr
Range: $56K - $67K

$56K

$67K

$56,383 - $67,440 Range

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Frequently asked questions about an Owner Operator salaries

The national average salary for an Owner Operator is $74,460 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Owner Operator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 946 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Owner Operator employees.

The highest salary for an Owner Operator in United States is $155,675 per year.

The lowest salary for an Owner Operator in United States is $35,615 per year.

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