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

Truck Driver Class A Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$58,000
$41,000
$58,000
$82,000
Truck drivers class a in the United States make an average salary of $58,393 per year or $28.07 per hour. In terms of salary range, an entry level truck driver class a salary is roughly $41,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $82,000. If you like following the crowd, transportation and manufacturing companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out manufacturing, retail, and transportation companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, Vermont, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island provide the highest truck driver class a salaries.
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Where Truck Drivers Class A Earn The Most

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

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How Much Do Truck Drivers Class A Earn In Different Cities?

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Alaska, Vermont and Connecticut, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for truck drivers class a. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are West Virginia, Mississippi, and Utah.
Location
1. Rochester, NY
$68,609
Avg. Salary
$44k
$86k
2. Perth Amboy, NJ
$68,204
Avg. Salary
$44k
$86k
3. Allentown, PA
$67,708
Avg. Salary
$44k
$86k
4. Lacey, WA
$67,124
Avg. Salary
$44k
$86k
5. Manchester, NH
$66,297
Avg. Salary
$44k
$86k
6. Eugene, OR
$63,402
Avg. Salary
$44k
$86k

High Paying Truck Driver Class A Jobs

Which Companies Pay Truck Drivers Class A The Most?

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Air Products & Chemicals and Ashley Furniture Industries as they offer the highest salaries for truck drivers class a.
Company
$73,735
Avg. Salary
$59k
$99k
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$59k
$99k
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$59k
$99k

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Truck Driver Class A Salary History

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    How Much Do Truck Drivers Class A Make In Different Industries?

    The salary for a truck driver class a can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for truck drivers class a tend to be found in manufacturing, retail, and transportation companies. In fact, truck drivers class a can make a yearly salary of $64,230 while working for manufacturing companies.
    1. Manufacturing
    $64,230
    Avg. Salary
    $50k
    $78k
    2. Retail
    $63,705
    Avg. Salary
    $50k
    $78k
    3. Transportation
    $61,135
    Avg. Salary
    $50k
    $78k
    4. Finance
    $59,001
    Avg. Salary
    $50k
    $78k

    How Experience Affects Truck Driver Class A Salaries

    The salary for a truck driver class a 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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