Updated August 22, 2022

Average Class B Driver Salary

$44,233yearly

$21.27 hourly

Entry level Salary
$35,000 yearly
$35,000
10 %
$44,233
Median
$55,000
90 %

How much does a Class B Driver make?

Class b drivers make $44,233 per year on average, or $21.27 per hour, in the United States. Class b drivers on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $35,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $55,000.

Location impacts how much a class b driver can expect to make. Class b drivers make the most in Washington, Hawaii, North Dakota, New Jersey, and Rhode Island.

Highest Paying States For Class B Drivers

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

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Class B Driver average salary by State

RankStateAvg. SalaryHourly RateJob Count
1North Dakota$49,525$23.814,199
2Washington$50,729$24.396,248
3Rhode Island$48,789$23.46613
4Wyoming$45,755$22.00916
5Kentucky$43,340$20.8410,071
6Utah$46,333$22.283,084
7Pennsylvania$44,995$21.6313,634
8Minnesota$46,221$22.2210,475
9South Dakota$42,182$20.283,942
10Vermont$47,152$22.67509
11Colorado$47,764$22.965,380
12Indiana$43,219$20.7811,961
13Montana$46,280$22.25660
14Iowa$42,867$20.618,975
15Oregon$46,343$22.285,100
16Illinois$45,648$21.9518,358
17Wisconsin$43,630$20.989,384
18New Jersey$48,808$23.473,401
19Alaska$48,371$23.26125
20Oklahoma$41,796$20.098,966
21Massachusetts$47,806$22.982,459
22New York$46,793$22.5010,150
23New Hampshire$45,677$21.96680
24California$47,361$22.7722,326
25Ohio$41,700$20.0516,151
26District of Columbia$49,258$23.68156
27Nevada$43,900$21.111,118
28Connecticut$45,770$22.001,751
29Tennessee$40,931$19.6811,624
30Kansas$39,909$19.199,830
31Hawaii$49,627$23.8671
32Michigan$41,765$20.0810,354
33Arizona$43,443$20.893,580
34Georgia$41,808$20.1018,382
35Missouri$40,899$19.6614,803
36Arkansas$38,563$18.548,554
37Maine$42,942$20.65655
38Nebraska$39,389$18.945,973
39Louisiana$39,803$19.148,025
40Texas$40,846$19.6430,377
41Maryland$43,090$20.724,912
42Delaware$41,556$19.981,393
43West Virginia$37,655$18.103,784
44Virginia$42,151$20.2610,801
45South Carolina$38,592$18.559,499
46Alabama$37,492$18.0211,539
47North Carolina$39,120$18.8113,172
48New Mexico$37,757$18.153,822
49Idaho$37,849$18.203,215
50Mississippi$37,739$18.143,741
51Florida$37,021$17.804,819

Highest Paying Cities For Class B Drivers

RankCityAvg. SalaryHourly Rate
1Kent, WA$50,755$24.40
2Newark, NJ$48,918$23.52
3Newark, CA$48,083$23.12
4Norwood, MA$47,838$23.00
5Denver, CO$47,784$22.97
6Albany, NY$47,074$22.63
7Portland, OR$46,395$22.31
8Minneapolis, MN$46,292$22.26
9Milwaukee, WI$43,661$20.99
10Phoenix, AZ$43,450$20.89
11Baltimore, MD$43,170$20.75
12Indianapolis, IN$43,115$20.73
13Portland, ME$42,974$20.66
14Des Moines, IA$42,703$20.53
15Kent, OH$42,072$20.23

Class B Driver Salary Details

Average Class B Driver Salary Graph
Average Class B Driver Salary Graph, Trends, and Summary

What is a Class B Driver's Salary?

PercentileAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly Rate
90th Percentile$55,000$4,583$26
75th Percentile$49,000$4,083$24
Average$44,233$3,686$21
25th Percentile$39,000$3,250$19
10th Percentile$35,000$2,917$17

Average Salary By Related Titles

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly RateJob Openings
Truck Driver Class A$63,270$5,272$30.42709,900
Line Haul Driver$53,992$4,499$25.96871,646
Truck Driver$60,326$5,027$29.00827,858
Mixer Driver$52,004$4,334$25.00990,295
Route Driver$45,492$3,791$21.87266,899
Commercial Driver$46,852$3,904$22.531,016,123

Which Companies Pay Class B Drivers The Most?

The highest paying companies for class b drivers are Ilitch Holdings and US Foods according to our most recent salary estimates. In addition, companies like PITT OHIO and Keurig Dr Pepper report highly competitive wages for class b drivers.
RankCompanyAverage SalaryHourly RateJob Openings
1Ilitch Holdings$52,829$25.4010
2US Foods$52,585$25.282,320
3PITT OHIO$52,536$25.2630
4Keurig Dr Pepper$52,022$25.01155
5Oak Harbor Freight Lines$51,232$24.63239
6Dairy Farmers of America$51,080$24.56370
7Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope$51,022$24.534
8Midwest Motor Express$50,904$24.4716
9World Fuel Services$50,885$24.4652
10Xpress Global Systems$50,862$24.45
11Reyes Holdings$50,614$24.3366
12Green Mountain Coffee Roasters$50,179$24.12
13Prairie Farms Dairy$49,989$24.0322
14A. Duie Pyle$49,952$24.02153
15United Contractors$49,800$23.94
16Dohrn Transfer$49,644$23.8744
17SF-Marin Food Bank$49,431$23.76
18PepsiCo$49,236$23.6714
19McLane$48,942$23.53883
20Peninsula Truck Lines$48,903$23.5118

How Much Do Class B Drivers Make In Different Industries?

Class b driver salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that the construction, transportation, and manufacturing industries tend to offer much higher salaries for class b drivers. For example, class b drivers make a whopping average salary of $46,087 while working in the construction industry. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $45,738 in the transportation industry and $45,139 in the manufacturing industry.

Class b drivers may want to avoid working in the energy industry as it offers the lowest average salary of $45,102.

Highest Paying Industries For Class B Drivers

RankIndustryAverage SalaryHourly Rate
1Construction$46,087$22.16
2Transportation$45,738$21.99
3Manufacturing$45,139$21.70
4Energy$45,102$21.68

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Class B Driver Salary Trends

The salary for a class b driver can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. An accountant with 0-2 years of experience earns an average salary of $35,044, a mid-career professional with 3-6 years of experience makes $44,233 a year on average, and a senior level accountant with 7-12 years of experience enjoys an average annual salary of $54,557. 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.

Average Class B Driver Salary Over Time

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

    Class B Driver Salary By Year

    YearAvg. SalaryHourly Rate% Change
    2022$44,200$21.27+4.0%
    2021$42,500$20.42+3.5%
    2020$41,000$19.71+2.7%
    2019$39,900$19.17+2.7%
    2018$38,800$18.65+2.6%

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    Class B Driver Salaries FAQs

    What State Pays Class B Drivers The Most?

    Washington pays Class B Drivers the most in the United States, with an average salary of $50,729 per year, or $24.39 per hour.

    How Do I Know If I'm Being Paid Fairly As A Class B Driver?

    You know if you are being paid fairly as a Class B Driver if your pay is close to the average pay for the state you live in. For example, if you live in Hawaii you should be paid close to $49,627 per year.

    What Type Of Class B Driver Gets Paid The Most?

    Company Driver gets paid the most. Company Driver made a median salary of $65,430. The best-paid 10 percent make $79,000, while the lowest-paid 10 percent make $54,000.

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