Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Truck Driver make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$65,237 / yrTotal Pay
$52,471 / yrBase Pay
$12,766 / yrAdditional Pay

$65,237

 / yr
$36K$216K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Truck Driver is $65,237 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $52,471 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 $12,766 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

For Truck Driver

$65,237 /yr
Truck Driver
$77,581 /yr
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Related Job Titles

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Some related job titles are Class B CDL Truck Driver Salaries with median pay of $73,232, Driver of Trucks Salaries with median pay of $74,942, Dump Truck Driver Salaries with median pay of $74,223, Fuel Truck Driver Salaries with median pay of $71,505.

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.

Recent Salaries Shared

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Basic Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

CDL Driver

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$22

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Haul Truck Driver

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$13

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
MVO Operator/Truck Driver

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$54,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Class A Truck Driver

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$75,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Truck Driver

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$3,000

/mo

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Truck Driver

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$5,232

/mo

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Truck Driver

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$28,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Truck Driver

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$104,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday

Truck Driver pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Truck Driver is $52,471 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Truck Driver salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 66351 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Truck Driver employees.

The highest salary for a Truck Driver in United States is $78,841 per year.

The lowest salary for a Truck Driver in United States is $34,921 per year.

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