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.