Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Salary in the United States

How much does a Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer make in the United States? The average Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer salary in the United States is $52,330 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $46,210 and $60,000. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

The Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer 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 Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer maintains radio or telephone contact with dispatcher to receive instructions for scheduled delivery or pick up. Loads, secures, verifies, and unloads cargo. In addition, Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer 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 Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. Working as a Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019

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