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How Much Does a Class A Driver Earn In The United States?

Class A Driver Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$52,000
$37,000
$52,000
$74,000
Class a drivers in the United States make an average salary of $52,705 per year or $25.34 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $37,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $74,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania provide the highest class a driver salaries.
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Where Class A Drivers Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where class a drivers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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How Much Do Class A Drivers Earn In Different Cities?

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Rhode Island, Massachusetts and New York, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for class a drivers. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Oregon, Texas, and California.
Location
1. New York, NY
$68,740
Avg. Salary
$44k
$85k
2. Philadelphia, PA
$67,686
Avg. Salary
$44k
$85k
3. Newark, DE
$65,653
Avg. Salary
$44k
$85k
4. Newark, NJ
$65,605
Avg. Salary
$44k
$85k
5. Portland, ME
$64,970
Avg. Salary
$44k
$85k
6. Norfolk, VA
$64,523
Avg. Salary
$44k
$85k

High Paying Class A Driver Jobs

Which Companies Pay Class A Drivers The Most?

To earn a high income as a class a driver, working for Ross Stores or Contract Lumber might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Schneider National and Phillips Feed Service report highly competitive wages for class a drivers.
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$48k
$95k
$71,333
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$48k
$95k
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$48k
$95k
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$48k
$95k
Avg. Salary
$48k
$95k
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$48k
$95k

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Class A Driver Salary History

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    How Much Do Class A Drivers Make In Different Industries?

    The salary for a class a driver can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for class a drivers tend to be found in transportation, retail, and manufacturing companies. In fact, class a drivers can make a yearly salary of $60,696 while working for transportation companies.
    1. Transportation
    $60,696
    Avg. Salary
    $44k
    $75k
    2. Retail
    $51,835
    Avg. Salary
    $44k
    $75k
    3. Manufacturing
    $51,493
    Avg. Salary
    $44k
    $75k
    4. Construction
    $51,118
    Avg. Salary
    $44k
    $75k

    How Experience Affects Class A Driver Salaries

    The salary for a class a driver can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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