How much does a Truck Driver - Heavy make in the United States? The average Truck Driver - Heavy salary in the United States is $47,026 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $41,514 and $54,495. 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 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Dycom Industries, Inc. provides specialty contracting services in the United States. The company offers various specialty contracting services, including program management, engineering, construction, maintenance, and installation services, such as placement and splicing of fiber, copper, and coaxial cables to telecomm... More
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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
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