How much does a Truck Driver - Heavy make in the United States? The average Truck Driver - Heavy salary in the United States is $45,409 as of December 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $40,087 and $52,622. 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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Job Description for Truck Driver - Heavy

Truck Driver - Heavy 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. Being a Truck Driver - Heavy loads, secures and unloads cargo. Maintains contact with dispatcher to receive instructions about scheduled delivery or pick up. Additionally, Truck Driver - Heavy 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. The Truck Driver - Heavy gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. To be a Truck Driver - Heavy typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Skills associated with Truck Driver - Heavy: Vehicle Inspection/Cleaning/Maintenance, Vehicle Safety Checks, Transport Cargo, Loads/Secures /Unloads Cargo ...More

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