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How Much Does a Haul Truck Driver Earn In The United States?

Haul Truck Driver Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$61,000
$44,000
$61,000
$84,000
The average haul truck driver makes about $61,451 per year. That's $29.54 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $44,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $84,000. Many of haul truck drivers seem to be drawn to transportation and construction companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case haul truck drivers tend to work at hospitality, transportation, and manufacturing companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that Connecticut, Maryland and Massachusetts pay haul truck drivers the highest salaries.
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Where Haul Truck Drivers Earn The Most

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

Average Salary

How Much Do Haul Truck Drivers Earn In Different Cities?

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Connecticut, Maryland and Massachusetts, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for haul truck drivers. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Iowa.
Location
1. Baltimore, MD
$80,891
Avg. Salary
$41k
$99k
2. Boston, MA
$80,402
Avg. Salary
$41k
$99k
3. Philadelphia, PA
$69,392
Avg. Salary
$41k
$99k
4. Carson City, NV
$67,490
Avg. Salary
$41k
$99k
5. Wilmington, DE
$65,321
Avg. Salary
$41k
$99k
6. Sacramento, CA
$65,292
Avg. Salary
$41k
$99k

High Paying Haul Truck Driver Jobs

Which Companies Pay Haul Truck Drivers The Most?

If you want to get paid the most as a haul truck driver, being employed by a company such as Aveda or Maverick Transportation would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Hansen & Adkins Auto Transport and Magnum Companies also report highly competitive salaries for haul truck drivers.
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Avg. Salary
$33k
$97k
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$33k
$97k
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$33k
$97k
Avg. Salary
$33k
$97k
Avg. Salary
$33k
$97k

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Haul Truck Driver Salary History

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    How Much Do Haul Truck Drivers Make In Different Industries?

    The salary for a haul truck driver can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for haul truck drivers tend to be found in hospitality, transportation, and manufacturing companies. In fact, haul truck drivers can make a yearly salary of $68,472 while working for hospitality companies.
    1. Hospitality
    $68,472
    Avg. Salary
    $51k
    $78k
    2. Transportation
    $64,148
    Avg. Salary
    $51k
    $78k
    3. Manufacturing
    $63,705
    Avg. Salary
    $51k
    $78k
    4. Construction
    $59,051
    Avg. Salary
    $51k
    $78k

    How Experience Affects Haul Truck Driver Salaries

    The salary for a haul truck 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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