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Professional Truck Driver Statistics By Gender

Among Professional Truck Drivers, 15.7% of them are women compared to 84.3% which are men.

  • Male, 84.3%
  • Female, 15.7%

Professional Truck Drivers By Gender

GenderPercentages
Male84.3%
Female15.7%

Gender Pay Gap For Professional Truck Driver

Women Earn 86¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men

male-income
Male Income
$60,948
female-income
Female Income
$52,266

Professional Truck Driver Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the Professional Truck Driver position over time.

Male
Female
100%
80%
60%
40%
20%
0%
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019

Professional Truck Driver Gender By Year

YearMaleFemale
201087.07%12.93%
201186.70%13.30%
201285.64%14.36%
201385.13%14.87%
201484.64%15.36%
201584.81%15.19%
201684.36%15.64%
201784.08%15.92%
201882.42%17.58%
201982.71%17.29%

Professional Truck Driver Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, Diesel Truck Driver and Tank Wagon Driver have the biggest difference in gender.

Job TitleMaleFemale
Bus Matron11%89%
Bus Escort18%82%
Bus Monitor19%81%
Professional Truck Driver84%16%
Wrecker Operator99%1%
Tank Wagon Driver99%1%
Diesel Truck Driver100%0%

Professional Truck Driver Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among Professional Truck Drivers is White, which makes up 64.2% of all Professional Truck Drivers. Comparatively, there are 16.0% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 13.7% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

  • White, 64.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 16.0%
  • Black or African American, 13.7%
  • Asian, 3.1%
  • Unknown, 2.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.9%

Professional Truck Driver Race

Professional Truck Driver RacePercentages
White64.2%
Hispanic or Latino16.0%
Black or African American13.7%
Asian3.1%
Unknown2.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native0.9%

Professional Truck Driver Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2010-2019 among Professional Truck Drivers.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Professional Truck Driver Race By Year

YearWhiteBlack or African AmericanAsianHispanic or Latino
201067.53%13.11%2.57%14.17%
201167.16%13.49%2.59%14.06%
201266.45%13.64%2.74%14.40%
201366.53%13.17%2.65%14.92%
201466.26%13.62%2.84%14.57%
201565.34%13.95%2.88%15.03%
201664.56%13.59%2.97%15.90%
201764.35%13.71%3.00%16.07%
201863.85%13.76%3.29%16.08%
201964.24%13.73%3.12%15.98%

Professional Truck Driver Wage Gap By Race

$59,000
$58,000
$57,000
$56,000
$55,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
EthnicitySalary
Unknown$55,485
White$57,629
Black or African American$55,783
Asian$56,930
Hispanic or Latino$57,207

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Average Age of a Professional Truck Driver

We determined the average age of Professional Truck Drivers based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Professional Truck Driver Age By Race

RaceMale AgeFemale Age
Black or African American4846
Unknown4544.5
Asian45.551
Hispanic or Latino4644.5
White5152
American Indian and Alaska Native4953

Professional Truck Driver Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of Professional Truck Driver employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of Professional Truck Drivers is 40+ years old, which represents 75% of the population.

20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years


Professional Truck Driver Age

Professional Truck Driver YearsPercentages
20-30 years8%
30-40 years17%
40+ years75%

Types of Professional Truck Driver Degree Levels

  • High School Diploma, 32%
  • Associate, 21%
  • Bachelors, 20%
  • Diploma, 12%
  • Other Degrees, 15%

Professional Truck Drivers By Education

Professional Truck Driver DegreePercentages
High School Diploma32%
Associate21%
Bachelors20%
Diploma12%
Other Degrees15%

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Professional Truck Driver Wage Gap By Education

$62,000
$61,000
$60,000
$59,000
High School Diploma or Less
Bachelor's Degree
Some College/ Associate Degree
EducationSalary
High School Diploma or Less$60,948
Bachelor's Degree$59,200
Some College/ Associate Degree$60,883

Professional Truck Driver Employment Statistics

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire Professional Truck Drivers.

< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Professional Truck Driver Jobs By Employer Size

Company SizePercentages
< 50 employees7%
50 - 100 employees5%
100 - 500 employees19%
500 - 1,000 employees16%
1,000 - 10,000 employees34%
> 10,000 employees19%

Top Industries Hiring Professional Truck Drivers

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ Professional Truck Drivers. Those industries include Transportation, Manufacturing and Retail.

Transportation

Manufacturing

Fortune 500

Retail

Construction

Professional Truck Driver Turnover And Employment Statistics

Professional Truck Driver Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of Professional Truck Drivers changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Professional Truck Driver Unemployment Rate By Year

YearProfessional Truck Driver Unemployment Rate
201010.33%
20118.73%
20127.76%
20136.88%
20145.54%
20154.98%
20164.17%
20174.08%
20183.68%
20193.45%

The Average Number of Years That Professional Truck Driver Stay in a Job

By looking over 3,431 Professional Truck Drivers resumes, we figured out that the average Professional Truck Driver enjoys staying at their job for Less than 1 year for a percentage of 40%.

Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years


Professional Truck Driver Tenure

Number or YearsPercentages
Less than 1 year40%
1-2 years27%
3-4 years10%
5-7 years14%
8-10 years4%
11+ years5%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Professional Truck Drivers with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to Professional Truck Drivers.

Job TitleLGBTJob Openings
Professional Truck Driver3.40%
Valet Parker3.71%3,685
Street Cleaning Equipment Operator4.86%42,411
Tour Bus Driver5.67%43,063
Special Client Bus Driver5.69%53,402
Motor Pool Driver7.09%65,423
Bus Attendant15.05%57,792

Professional Truck Driver LGBT Demographics

ProfessionPercentages of LGBT Job Openings
Valet Parker3.71%3,685
Street Cleaning Equipment Operator4.86%42,411
Tour Bus Driver5.67%43,063
Special Client Bus Driver5.69%53,402
Motor Pool Driver7.09%65,423
Bus Attendant15.05%57,792

Foreign Languages Spoken By Professional Truck Drivers

The most common foreign language among Professional Truck Drivers is Spanish at 75.0%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Carrier at 6.3% and Kurdish is the third-most popular at 3.1%.

  • Spanish, 75.0%
  • Carrier, 6.3%
  • Kurdish, 3.1%
  • Portuguese, 3.1%
  • German, 3.1%
  • Other, 9.4%

Professional Truck Driver Languages Spoken

Foreign LanguagePercentages
Spanish75.0%
Carrier6.3%
Kurdish3.1%
Portuguese3.1%
German3.1%
Other9.4%

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Professional Truck Driver Heatmaps

The amount you can make as a Professional Truck Driver can depend on where you live. For example, the highest salary of Professional Truck Drivers is $77,049. Use our chart to find out where that salary is located.

Where Do Professional Truck Drivers Earn The Most?

The map here shows where Professional Truck Drivers earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are Professional Truck Drivers Located?

By looking through more than 3,431 resumes, we found that the most popular places for Professional Truck Drivers are UT, Salt Lake City and NE, Omaha.

Number of Professional Truck Drivers