Updated August 22, 2022

Average Dump Truck Driver Salary

$55,857yearly

$26.85 hourly

Entry level Salary
$43,000 yearly
$43,000
10 %
$55,857
Median
$72,000
90 %

How much does a Dump Truck Driver make?

Dump truck drivers make $55,857 per year on average, or $26.85 per hour, in the United States. Dump truck drivers on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $43,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $72,000.

Location impacts how much a dump truck driver can expect to make. Dump truck drivers make the most in Hawaii, Nevada, North Dakota, Delaware, and Oklahoma.

Highest Paying States For Dump Truck Drivers

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

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Dump Truck Driver average salary by State

RankStateAvg. SalaryHourly RateJob Count
1Oklahoma$61,347$29.494,648
2Delaware$61,690$29.661,274
3Nevada$63,020$30.301,220
4Wyoming$59,369$28.54537
5Indiana$56,304$27.079,639
6Mississippi$55,191$26.533,296
7North Dakota$62,230$29.92351
8Ohio$53,956$25.9415,690
9Minnesota$57,902$27.844,970
10Oregon$58,493$28.122,400
11Kansas$52,946$25.455,140
12New York$61,285$29.466,500
13Nebraska$54,478$26.192,628
14California$60,682$29.1725,051
15Rhode Island$57,428$27.61615
16Illinois$55,104$26.4916,843
17Wisconsin$54,114$26.025,479
18Vermont$56,434$27.13522
19South Dakota$55,953$26.90506
20Pennsylvania$52,986$25.4711,604
21Arkansas$51,158$24.603,897
22Maryland$58,036$27.905,352
23Washington$58,200$27.983,097
24Alaska$60,008$28.8583
25Hawaii$64,785$31.1568
26Arizona$55,399$26.632,487
27Massachusetts$58,256$28.012,434
28Colorado$56,238$27.043,161
29Michigan$52,088$25.046,465
30Missouri$51,120$24.588,046
31Kentucky$48,281$23.216,732
32Tennessee$49,497$23.807,123
33Montana$53,360$25.65648
34District of Columbia$59,297$28.51206
35Iowa$48,168$23.165,241
36South Carolina$47,407$22.797,227
37New Jersey$54,955$26.423,337
38Connecticut$53,131$25.541,626
39North Carolina$48,932$23.528,334
40Georgia$47,871$23.0111,408
41Louisiana$45,989$22.114,519
42New Mexico$46,886$22.542,189
43Utah$49,210$23.661,744
44West Virginia$39,809$19.143,322
45Alabama$43,446$20.894,954
46Virginia$44,969$21.627,709
47New Hampshire$47,381$22.78662
48Texas$43,844$21.0812,818
49Idaho$41,074$19.751,327
50Maine$43,093$20.72684
51Florida$38,774$18.644,900

Highest Paying Cities For Dump Truck Drivers

RankCityAvg. SalaryHourly Rate
1Ponca City, OK$61,647$29.64
2Stockton, CA$60,562$29.12
3Cheektowaga, NY$60,019$28.86
4Gillette, WY$59,268$28.49
5Amherst, MA$58,507$28.13
6Beaverton, OR$58,381$28.07
7Minneapolis, MN$57,908$27.84
8Clinton, MD$57,700$27.74
9Fort Wayne, IN$56,836$27.32
10Colorado Springs, CO$56,286$27.06
11Phoenix, AZ$55,386$26.63
12Columbus, OH$53,712$25.82
13Billings, MT$53,122$25.54
14Saint Louis, MO$51,098$24.57
15Johnson City, TN$49,812$23.95

Dump Truck Driver Salary Details

Average Dump Truck Driver Salary Graph
Average Dump Truck Driver Salary Graph, Trends, and Summary

What is a Dump Truck Driver's Salary?

PercentileAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly Rate
90th Percentile$72,000$6,000$35
75th Percentile$64,000$5,333$31
Average$55,857$4,655$27
25th Percentile$48,000$4,000$23
10th Percentile$43,000$3,583$21

Average Salary By Related Titles

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly RateJob Openings
Van Driver$36,254$3,021$17.43791,293
Driver$34,771$2,898$16.721,017,998
Mixer Driver$52,004$4,334$25.00990,295
Local Driver$48,160$4,013$23.15786,531
Truck Driver-Over-The-Road$69,158$5,763$33.25689,630
CDL Driver$63,112$5,259$30.34784,044

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Which Companies Pay Dump Truck Drivers The Most?

According to our most recent salary estimates, North Central Group and MCC Holdings Inc are the highest paying companies for dump truck drivers.
RankCompanyAverage SalaryHourly RateJob Openings
1North Central Group$60,064$28.885
2MCC Holdings Inc$59,816$28.762
3Cleveland Brothers$59,127$28.432
4ProDrivers$58,205$27.98128
5MAT Holdings$57,767$27.77
6Jk-Co$56,465$27.15288
7Fluor Corporation$56,323$27.081
8TransForce$56,273$27.056,828
9Michels$55,903$26.881
10Centerline Solutions$55,715$26.792
11Blue Max Trucking$55,697$26.78
12The Walsh Group$55,691$26.7711
13Heavy Equipment Co LLC$55,556$26.716
14Heritage Environmental Services$55,536$26.709
15Sweeping Corporation of America$55,492$26.68
16Private Inc$55,492$26.685
17A & S Co$55,492$26.684
18Croell Ready Mix$55,456$26.6611
19Empire Wire & Supply$55,420$26.642
20Holcim$55,399$26.6335

How Much Do Dump Truck Drivers Make In Different Industries?

Dump truck driver salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that the manufacturing, transportation, and technology industries tend to offer much higher salaries for dump truck drivers. For example, dump truck drivers make a whopping average salary of $56,076 while working in the manufacturing industry. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $54,350 in the transportation industry and $54,208 in the technology industry.

Dump truck drivers may want to avoid working in the professional industry as it offers the lowest average salary of $52,348.

Highest Paying Industries For Dump Truck Drivers

RankIndustryAverage SalaryHourly Rate
1Manufacturing$56,076$26.96
2Transportation$54,350$26.13
3Technology$54,208$26.06
4Construction$53,922$25.92
5Energy$52,952$25.46
6Retail$52,674$25.32
7Professional$52,348$25.17

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Dump Truck Driver Salary Trends

The salary for a dump truck 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 $44,254, a mid-career professional with 3-6 years of experience makes $55,857 a year on average, and a senior level accountant with 7-12 years of experience enjoys an average annual salary of $68,894. 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 Dump Truck Driver Salary Over Time

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

    Dump Truck Driver Salary By Year

    YearAvg. SalaryHourly Rate% Change
    2022$55,900$26.85+4.0%
    2021$53,600$25.79+3.5%
    2020$51,800$24.89+2.7%
    2019$50,300$24.20+2.7%
    2018$49,000$23.56+2.6%

    Recently Added Dump Truck Driver Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Fort Bend County Justice CenterOff-Road Dump Truck Driver/Traffic Control Flagger-Drainage DistrictRosenberg, TX07/26/2022$31,305
    Summers-Taylor, Inc.Dump Truck DriverGreeneville, TN07/24/2022$43,827
    Gill Trucking Inc.Dump Truck DriverKenosha, WI07/24/2022$50,088
    Utility Staffing GroupDump Truck Driver | Voluntary Overtime!Knoxville, TN07/24/2022$35,479
    McKenzie Contracting LLCDump Truck DriverTampa, FL07/21/2022$37,566
    Croell Inc.Dump Truck Driver-AggregateBillings, MT07/20/2022$50,088
    Beauparlant Trucking LLCDump Truck DriverMillville, NJ07/18/2022$43,827
    AerotekOff Road Dump Truck DriverMulberry, FL07/17/2022$37,566
    D.I.R.T. LLCTri Axle Dump Truck DriversJersey City, NJ07/17/2022$78,263
    Express Employment ProfessionalsDump Truck DriverMoses Lake, WA07/16/2022$52,175

    Dump Truck Driver Salaries FAQs

    What State Pays Dump Truck Drivers The Most?

    Hawaii pays Dump Truck Drivers the most in the United States, with an average salary of $64,785 per year, or $31.15 per hour.

    How Do I Know If I'm Being Paid Fairly As A Dump Truck Driver?

    You know if you are being paid fairly as a Dump Truck Driver if your pay is close to the average pay for the state you live in. For example, if you live in Nevada you should be paid close to $63,020 per year.

    What Type Of Dump Truck Driver Gets Paid The Most?

    Truck Driver-Over-The-Road gets paid the most. Truck Driver-Over-The-Road made a median salary of $69,158. The best-paid 10 percent make $81,000, while the lowest-paid 10 percent make $58,000.

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