How much does a Truck Driver - Light make in the United States? The average Truck Driver - Light salary in the United States is $42,322 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $36,069 and $49,739. 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. 

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Job Description for Truck Driver - Light

Truck Driver - Light 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 - Light loads, secures, verifies, and unloads cargo. Maintains radio or telephone contact with dispatcher to receive instructions for scheduled delivery or pick up. Additionally, Truck Driver - Light maintains logs of travel and cargo according to federal and state regulations. May be responsible for vehicle inspection and maintenance. Size of truck is less 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 - Light gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. To be a Truck Driver - Light typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 View full job description

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