How much does a Truck Driver - Heavy make? The median annual Truck Driver - Heavy salary is $41,829, as of June 28, 2017, with a range usually between $36,924-$48,470, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Truck Driver - Heavy in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Truck Driver - Heavy in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Truck Driver - Heavy in the United States is $41,829, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Truck Driver - Heavy in the United States are expected to make less than $41,829.
Source: HR Reported data as of June 28, 2017
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Truck Driver - Heavy that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Truck Driver - Heavy are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of July 2017
Operates a truck that transports cargo to and from specified destinations. Prepares, receives and provides appropriate documentation for the delivery or pick up of goods to ensure timely service. Loads, secures and unloads cargo. Maintains contact with dispatcher to receive instructions about scheduled delivery or pick up. Maintains logs of travel and cargo according to federal and state regulations. May be responsible for vehicle inspection and routine maintenance. Size of truck is more than 3 tons. Must have a ""satisfactory"" driving record. Typically requires a high school diploma . Typically reports to a supervisor. Requires applicable truck driver license for state. Gaining or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. Typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. View full job description