TRUCK DRIVER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$47,000
$27,000
Min 10%
$47,000
Median 50%
$81,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
Columbia, MO
Highest Paying State
Nevada
Average Experience Level
3.9 years
How much does a truck driver make?
As a Truck Driver in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $47,086 per year or $22.64 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 54,000. The top 10 percent earn over $81,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $27,000 annually. Retail companies and Transportation companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Some of the states with the best Truck Driver salaries are Nevada, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, and Kentucky. The typical tenure for a Truck Driver is 3.9 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Driver
$35,518

Average Truck Driver Salary By Company

There is good job security in Truck Driver positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Retail companies and Transportation companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Roadrunner Transportation Systems and Transport America are the best paying companies for Truck Drivers. Also, companies like Serta Simmons Bedding and Berry Co pay their Truck Drivers very well.

Average Truck Driver Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Truck Driver in the USA is $47,086 annually or $22.64 hourly. The top city when it comes to Truck Driver salaries is Columbia, MO at $58,018 per year. The average starting salary in Columbia, MO for Truck Drivers is $27,000. Nevada, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, and Kentucky are the states with the highest payscale for Truck Drivers. Mississippi, Texas, and Louisiana have the lowest Truck Driver salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Columbia, MO
$58,018
2
Kansas City, KS
$57,705
3
Omaha, NE
$55,910
4
Columbus, IN
$55,770
5
Bowling Green, KY
$55,277

RECENTLY ADDED Truck Driver SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
09/30/2019
$57,393
Forward Air
Truck Driver
09/30/2019
$110,000
Forward Air
Truck Driver
09/30/2019
$110,000
09/30/2019
$21,226
Bulk Transport Company
Truck Driver
09/30/2019
$78,263
Walmart
Truck Driver
09/30/2019
$87,500
Western Express
Truck Driver
09/30/2019
$75,000
Grant Trucking
Truck Driver
09/30/2019
$62,610
Forward Air
Truck Driver
Long Beach, CA
09/30/2019
$110,000
Truck Driver
Pittsburgh, PA
09/30/2019
$37,566
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