CDL DRIVER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$50,000
$30,000
Min 10%
$50,000
Median 50%
$84,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Carrier
Highest Paying City
San Jose, CA
Highest Paying State
Nevada
Average Experience Level
3.0 years
How much does a cdl driver make?
As a CDL Driver in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $50,428 per year or $24.24 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 54,000. The top 10 percent earn over $84,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $30,000 annually. The most abundant employment opportunities for CDL Drivers are in Retail companies and Energy companies. The best states for high paying CDL Driver jobs are Nevada, Oregon, California, Washington, and District of Columbia. The typical tenure for a CDL Driver is 3.0 years.
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Average CDL Driver Salary By Company

CDL Drivers can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for CDL Drivers are Retail companies and Energy companies. CDL Drivers at Carrier and Baker Commodities report the highest salaries. If you can find a job at a company like Kiewit or Dollar General, they also offer very competitive salaries to their CDL Drivers.

Average CDL Driver Salary By Location

CDL Drivers in the US makes an average salary of $50,428 per year or $24.24 per hour. Working in San Jose, CA as a CDL Driver will pay you the highest wages at around $59,482 per year. The San Jose, CA average entry-level salary for CDL Drivers is $31,000. The highest earning states when it comes to CDL Driver salaries are Nevada, Oregon, California, Washington, and District of Columbia. The lowest earning states are Michigan, South Carolina, Georgia, Minnesota, and North Dakota.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Jose, CA
$59,482
2
Las Vegas, NV
$56,239
3
Portland, OR
$55,641
4
Des Moines, WA
$55,202
5
Houston, TX
$54,432

Average CDL Driver Salary By Industry

CDL Driver salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our data shows that Professional companies, Transportation companies, and Manufacturing companies tend to have the highest salaries for CDL Drivers. Professional companies pay their CDL Drivers the highest wages, averaging $52,930 per year. Transportation companies and Manufacturing companies pay well too, at $52,312 and $50,708, respectively. At $47,413, the average salary for CDL Drivers in the Construction industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Professional
$52,930
2
Transportation
$52,312
3
Manufacturing
$50,708
4
Retail
$50,601
5
Hospitality
$48,036

RECENTLY ADDED CDL Driver SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
10/31/2019
$52,300
CDL Driver
10/31/2019
$78,263
Stericycle
CDL Driver
10/31/2019
$41,740
10/31/2019
$36,836
10/31/2019
$72,000
Quality Driver Solutions
CDL Driver
10/31/2019
$33,392
10/31/2019
$45,914
10/31/2019
$52,300
Via Mobility Services
CDL Driver
10/31/2019
$33,392
10/31/2019
$41,740
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