Local Truck Driver Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$43,000
$30,000
Min 10%
$43,000
Median 50%
$62,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Dayton Freight
Highest Paying City
Newark, NJ
Highest Paying State
Rhode Island
Average Experience Level
2.5 years
How much does a local truck driver make?
The national average salary for a Local Truck Driver in the United States is $43,711 per year or $21.02 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $30,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $62,000. Most Local Truck Driver jobs are in Health Care companies and Manufacturing companies. Rhode Island, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania have the highest paying Local Truck Driver jobs. The typical tenure for a Local Truck Driver is 2.5 years.
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Average Local Truck Driver Salary By Location

Local Truck Drivers in the US makes an average salary of $43,711 per year or $21.02 per hour. Working in Newark, NJ as a Local Truck Driver will pay you the highest wages at around $60,317 per year. The average starting salary in Newark, NJ for Local Truck Drivers is $30,000. Rhode Island, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania are the highest paying states. On the other hand, Louisiana, Florida, Oklahoma, Alabama, and Arkansas report the lowest wages for Local Truck Drivers.

Map of Local Truck Driver Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Local Truck Drivers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Local Truck Driver Salary By Company

There is good job security in Local Truck Driver positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Health Care companies and Manufacturing companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Dayton Freight and Estes Express Lines are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like Ward Trucking and Sysco report highly competitive salaries for Local Truck Drivers.

Local Truck Driver Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Local Truck Driver Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Local Truck Driver can range from $31,681 to $55,641 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary 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.

Recently Added Local Truck Driver Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Dedicated Local Class A CDL Truck Drivers
Dedicated Local Class A CDL Truck Drivers
04/30/2020
04/30/2020
$62,000
$62,000
Truck Driver CDL A Local
Truck Driver CDL A Local
04/29/2020
04/29/2020
$35,218
$35,218
Truck Driver CDL A Local
Truck Driver CDL A Local
04/29/2020
04/29/2020
$35,479
$35,479
Truck Driver CDL A Local
Truck Driver CDL A Local
04/29/2020
04/29/2020
$37,566
$37,566
Principle Distribution
Principle Distribution
Drivers With Pickup Trucks Needed To Make Local Deliveries Per MO.)
Drivers With Pickup Trucks Needed To Make Local Deliveries Per MO.)
04/29/2020
04/29/2020
$30,001
$30,001
Principle Distribution
Principle Distribution
Drivers With Pickup Trucks Needed To Make Local Deliveries Per MO.)
Drivers With Pickup Trucks Needed To Make Local Deliveries Per MO.)
04/29/2020
04/29/2020
$30,001
$30,001
Truck Driver CDL A Local
Truck Driver CDL A Local
04/29/2020
04/29/2020
$35,218
$35,218
Milan Supply Chain Solutions
Milan Supply Chain Solutions
Class A CDL Local Truck Drivers
Class A CDL Local Truck Drivers
04/28/2020
04/28/2020
$57,393
$57,393
Milan Supply Chain Solutions
Milan Supply Chain Solutions
Class A CDL Local Truck Drivers
Class A CDL Local Truck Drivers
04/28/2020
04/28/2020
$57,393
$57,393
Milan Supply Chain Solutions
Milan Supply Chain Solutions
Class A CDL Local Truck Drivers
Class A CDL Local Truck Drivers
04/28/2020
04/28/2020
$57,393
$57,393