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Truck Driver - Tractor Trailer in the United States

How much does a Truck Driver - Tractor Trailer earn in the United States? The average Truck Driver - Tractor Trailer salary in the United States is $51,357 as of December 01, 2018, but the range typically falls between $45,350 and $58,891. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description

Operates a tractor trailer 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 time

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  1. This Job:

    Truck Driver - Tractor Trailer

    1 - 3 years experience

  2. Up a level:

    Truck Driver Supervisor I

    2 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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