Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Truck Driver make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$74,477 / yrTotal Pay
$71,202 / yrBase Pay
$3,275 / yrAdditional Pay

$74,477

 / yr
$51K$110K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Truck Driver is $74,477 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $71,202 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 $3,275 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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$74,477 /yr
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Related Job Titles

For Truck Driver

Some related job titles are Class B CDL Truck Driver Salaries with median pay of $72,693, Driver of Trucks Salaries with median pay of $76,059, Dump Truck Driver Salaries with median pay of $60,248, Fuel Truck Driver Salaries with median pay of $81,268.

Top Paying Companies

For a Truck Driver in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Truck Driver in United States. Employers include Global Logistics Freight, Just In Time Cargo Logistics and Quantix.

1
Global Logistics Freight
$98,112/yr
3
Quantix
$91,913/yr
5
$90,538/yr

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 / mo

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 / mo

$69,172

 / yr

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 / mo

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 / mo

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Top Paying Industries

For a Truck Driver in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Truck Driver in United States are Information Technology with a median total pay of $73,678, Personal Consumer Services with a median total pay of $67,362, Financial Services with a median total pay of $66,756, Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology with a median total pay of $66,670, and Telecommunications with a median total pay of $65,675.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$73,678

    14% Higher than other industries

  • Personal Consumer ServicesPersonal Consumer Services$67,362

    6% Higher than other industries

  • Financial ServicesFinancial Services$66,756

    5% Higher than other industries

  • Pharmaceutical & BiotechnologyPharmaceutical & Biotechnology$66,670

    5% Higher than other industries

  • TelecommunicationsTelecommunications$65,675

    3% Higher than other industries

Information Technology

Top paying companies in Information Technology for Truck Driver are SWIFT, NTT Ltd., and Amazon.

SWIFTSWIFT$81,532/yr
NTT Ltd.NTT Ltd.$81,285/yr
AmazonAmazon$78,777/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.

A Truck driver salary range in US can vary based on important factors such as education, skills, certifications, and years of experience. A Truck driver in US can expect to see an entry level salary range of $21,317 to $61,373 per year, based on 8 salary contributions. At the highest seniority level, an experienced Truck driver in US can make a salary range of $36,097 to $88,910 with at least 5 years of experience, based on 74,685 salary contributions. 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.

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Location

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Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

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Class A Cdl Truck Driver

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$25

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
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Class A Truck Driver

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$75,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Class A Cdl Truck Driver

United States of America

 | <1 year

$5,000

/mo

SubmittedYesterday

<1 year
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Class A Truck Driver

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$60,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
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Class A Truck Driver

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$60,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
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Class A Truck Driver

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$28

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Truck Driver

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$72,500

/yr

$70K | $3K

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday

Truck Driver pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Truck Driver is $71,202 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Truck Driver salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 65099 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Truck Driver employees.

The highest salary for a Truck Driver in United States is $103,619 per year.

The lowest salary for a Truck Driver in United States is $48,926 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.