DRIVER/OWNER OPERATOR SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$84,000
$42,000
Min 10%
$84,000
Median 50%
$167,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Carrier
Highest Paying City
Denver, CO
Highest Paying State
North Dakota
Average Experience Level
3.6 years
How much does a driver/owner operator make?
As a Driver/Owner Operator in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $84,264 per year or $40.51 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $167,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $42,000 per year. Retail companies and Finance companies have the most job opportunities for Driver/Owner Operators. The best states for high paying Driver/Owner Operator jobs are North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, Minnesota, and Wyoming. The typical tenure for a Driver/Owner Operator is 3.6 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs

Average Driver/Owner Operator Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Driver/Owner Operator makes. Retail companies and Finance companies have the most job opportunities for Driver/Owner Operators. Carrier and Schneider National Inc. are the highest paying companies. If you can find a job at a company like TIMCO or Total Transportation of MS, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Driver/Owner Operators.

Average Driver/Owner Operator Salary By Location

Across America, Driver/Owner Operators make on average $84,264 annually or $40.51 hourly. The top city when it comes to Driver/Owner Operator salaries is Denver, CO at $160,323 per year. The average entry-level salary in Denver, CO is $92,000. North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, Minnesota, and Wyoming are the top 5 highest earning states for Driver/Owner Operators. Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, California, and Oregon have the lowest reported salaries for Driver/Owner Operators.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Denver, CO
$160,323
2
Minneapolis, MN
$157,441
3
Omaha, NE
$148,915
4
Salt Lake City, UT
$146,716
5
Des Moines, IA
$140,860

Average Driver/Owner Operator Salary By Industry

The type of industry that a Driver/Owner Operator works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Finance companies, Construction companies, and Professional companies tend to have the highest salaries for Driver/Owner Operators. Finance companies pay Driver/Owner Operators an average salary of $99,761, Construction companies pay $93,733, and Professional companys come in at $84,618. The types of companies that pay Driver/Owner Operators the least are in the Hospitality industry, where the average annual salary is $77,288.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Finance
$99,761
2
Construction
$93,733
3
Professional
$84,618
4
Manufacturing
$80,213
5
Transportation
$79,381

RECENTLY ADDED Driver/Owner Operator SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Titan Transfer (Tn)
Driver/Owner Operator
10/29/2019
$55,000
Titan Transfer (Tn)
Driver/Owner Operator
10/29/2019
$55,000
Titan Transfer (Tn)
Driver/Owner Operator
10/29/2019
$55,000
Titan Transfer (Tn)
Driver/Owner Operator
10/29/2019
$55,000
Titan Transfer (Tn)
Driver/Owner Operator
10/29/2019
$55,000
Total Transportation
Driver/Owner Operator
08/31/2019
$135,000
A&R Logistics, Inc.
Driver/Owner Operator
08/31/2019
$62,610
Cardinal Logistics
Driver/Owner Operator
08/31/2019
$130,438
Total Transportation
Driver/Owner Operator
08/31/2019
$135,000
Total Transportation
Driver/Owner Operator
08/31/2019
$135,000
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