OWNER/OPERATOR SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$142,000
$83,000
Min 10%
$142,000
Median 50%
$244,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Carrier
Highest Paying City
Dallas, TX
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
6.6 years
How much does an owner/operator make?
Owner/Operators in America make, on average, $142,759 a year or $68.63 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $245,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $83,000. Transportation companies and Professional companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. States with the highest Owner/Operator salaries include California, Arizona, Texas, New Mexico, and Oklahoma. The typical tenure for an Owner/Operator is 6.6 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Owner
$93,412

Average Owner/Operator Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries an Owner/Operator makes. Transportation companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Owner/Operators are Carrier and Google. In addition, companies like Forward Air and Celadon Group report highly competitive salaries for Owner/Operators.

Average Owner/Operator Salary By Location

Across America, Owner/Operators make on average $142,759 annually or $68.63 hourly. Working in Dallas, TX as an Owner/Operator will pay you the highest wages at around $164,316 per year. Even as an entry-level Owner/Operator, you will make $60,000 per year in Dallas, TX. The highest earning states when it comes to Owner/Operator salaries are California, Arizona, Texas, New Mexico, and Oklahoma. South Carolina, Vermont, and Utah have the lowest Owner/Operator salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Dallas, TX
$164,316
2
Oklahoma City, OK
$158,271
3
Phoenix, AZ
$153,682
4
Little Rock, AR
$150,968
5
Baton Rouge, LA
$150,131

Average Owner/Operator Salary By Industry

The type of industry that an Owner/Operator works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Professional companies, Construction companies, and Transportation companies pay higher-than-average wages for Owner/Operators. Professional companies pay Owner/Operators an average salary of $154,041, Construction companies pay $151,051, and Transportation companys come in at $144,456. At $132,162, the average salary for Owner/Operators in the Retail industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Professional
$154,041
2
Construction
$151,051
3
Transportation
$144,456
4
Manufacturing
$140,573
5
Hospitality
$138,041

RECENTLY ADDED Owner/Operator SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Tag Trans Inc.
Owner/Operator
10/31/2019
$250,000
Road Knights, Inc.
Owner/Operator
Chicago, IL
10/31/2019
$156,525
Full Speed Ahead Trucking
Owner/Operator
10/27/2019
$313,050
Diversified Transfer & Storage-DTS
Owner/Operator
10/22/2019
$355,274
Diversified Transfer & Storage-DTS
Owner/Operator
10/18/2019
$355,274
Quality Carriers
Owner/Operator
09/30/2019
$275,000
Quality Carriers
Owner/Operator
09/30/2019
$275,000
Forward Air
Owner/Operator
09/30/2019
$110,000
Quality Carriers
Owner/Operator
09/30/2019
$275,000
Heniff Transportation Systems
Owner/Operator
09/30/2019
$73,045
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