How much does a Commercial Truck Driver make in the United States? The average Commercial Truck Driver salary in the United States is $54,190 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $47,890 and $62,190. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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25% $47,890 10% $42,154 90% $69,474 75% $62,190 $54,190 50%(Median)
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CDL A Regional LTL Truck Driver

Ashley Distribution Services - Charlottesville, VA

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The Commercial Truck Driver prepares, receives and provides appropriate documentation for the delivery or pick up of goods to ensure timely service. Operates a tractor trailer truck that transports cargo to and from specified destinations. Being a Commercial Truck Driver maintains radio or telephone contact with dispatcher to receive instructions for scheduled delivery or pick up. Loads, secures, verifies, and unloads cargo. In addition, Commercial Truck Driver maintains logs of travel and cargo according to federal and state regulations. May be responsible for vehicle inspection and maintenance. Must be licensed to operate a truck. Must have a "satisfactory" driving record. Typically reports to a supervisor. Requires Truck Driver (CDL-A). Being a Commercial Truck Driver gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. Working as a Commercial Truck Driver typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)

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