How much does a Heavy Truck Driver IV make in the United States? The average Heavy Truck Driver IV salary in the United States is $62,080 as of April 24, 2024, but the range typically falls between $54,487 and $70,547. 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. 

Heavy Truck Driver IV Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Heavy Truck Driver IV Salary $47,575 US April 24, 2024
25th Percentile Heavy Truck Driver IV Salary $54,487 US April 24, 2024
50th Percentile Heavy Truck Driver IV Salary $62,080 US April 24, 2024
75th Percentile Heavy Truck Driver IV Salary $70,547 US April 24, 2024
90th Percentile Heavy Truck Driver IV Salary $78,255 US April 24, 2024
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Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Customer Service: Customer service is the provision of service to customers before, during and after a purchase. The perception of success of such interactions is dependent on employees "who can adjust themselves to the personality of the guest". Customer service concerns the priority an organization assigns to customer service relative to components such as product innovation and pricing. In this sense, an organization that values good customer service may spend more money in training employees than the average organization or may proactively interview customers for feedback. From the point of view of an overall sales process engineering effort, customer service plays an important role in an organization's ability to generate income and revenue. From that perspective, customer service should be included as part of an overall approach to systematic improvement. One good customer service experience can change the entire perception a customer holds towards the organization.

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Health Insurance: Health insurance is a type of insurance coverage that pays for health and medical expenses. Health insurance covers some or all of the costs of routine care, emergency care, and treatment for chronic illnesses.

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Safety Standards: Safety standards are designed to ensure the safety of products, activities and processes, etc. They may be advisory or compulsory and are normally laid down by an advisory or regulatory body that may be either voluntary or statutory.

Customer Service 12.35%
Health Insurance 2.35%
Safety Standards 1.06%
Others 84.24%

Job Description for Heavy Truck Driver IV

Heavy Truck Driver IV operates a large or heavy truck that transports cargo to and from specified locations on time and according to schedule. Operates vehicle safely and responsibly, adhering to all DOT and company safety regulations. Being a Heavy Truck Driver IV conducts routine inspections prior to departure to ensure the vehicle is in optimal condition. Manages appropriate cargo documentation and provides necessary paperwork upon the delivery of goods. Additionally, Heavy Truck Driver IV coordinates the loading and unloading of the truck, verifying cargo and ensuring items are properly stored and secured. Maintains contact with dispatcher to provide status updates, clarify special instructions, and notify about delays or issues during transport. Typically requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Requires Commercial Driver License (CDL) - Class A. May require a Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC). Typically reports to a supervisor. The Heavy Truck Driver IV independently performs a wide range of complex duties under general guidance from supervisors. Has gained full proficiency in a broad range of activities related to the job. To be a Heavy Truck Driver IV typically requires 5-7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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For Heavy Truck Driver IV, the upper level is Truck Dispatch Supervisor and then progresses to Truck Dispatch Supervisor, Sr..

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Heavy Truck Driver IV salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Heavy Truck Driver IV, the highest Heavy Truck Driver IV salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Heavy Truck Driver IV salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Heavy Truck Driver IV salary is in Miami, FL, where the Heavy Truck Driver IV salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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