Freight Driver Salary in the United States

How much does a Freight Driver make in the United States? The average Freight Driver salary in the United States is $48,523 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $42,869 and $55,623. 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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$42,869 to $55,623
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LCL Bulk Transport - New Castle , IN
Morristown Express hauls food grade liquids. (Soybean oil, corn syrup and chocolates) and has openings for Class A drivers to run a mix of regional and local freight. Morristown is a 35 truck fleet ...
LCL Bulk Transport - Today
Midwest Freight Systems Corp - Nashville , TN
Midwest Freight Systems Corp is a family owned and operated transportation company located in ... DRIVER REFERRAL BONUS 500$ • 24 HR PROFESSIONAL AND FRIENDLY DISPATCH BENEFITS • BLUE CROSS ...
ZipRecruiter - 8 days ago
All About Trucking Solutions - Detroit , MI
... Driver Freight Lanes with Consistent Hometime Truck Driver Dry Van No Touch and No Touch Freight Maintained Late Model Assigned Semi Tractor. No Slip Seating Automatic Transmission Tractors * XM ...
ZipRecruiter - 1 day ago
... freight * Consistent pay + mileage * Dedicated - deliveries to one customer * Opportunity for growth & overtime * Great team atmosphere - award-winning fleet * Management team for driver support
ZipRecruiter - Today
Drivers will deliver local produce and deli products to area stores. Shifts / Hours: * Wednesday 04 ... freight management. Visit to learn more.
ZipRecruiter - 3 days ago
... freight are key requirements for these positionsOccasionally supporting other Averitt operations when needed; to ensure you'll always be rollingServing multiple customers, will only work for 1 ...
Averitt - 3 days ago
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