How much does an Owner Operator make? The average Owner Operator salary is $62,869 as of May 28, 2024, but the salary range typically falls between $55,304 and $71,483. 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 Openings for Owner Operator
Assurity Transportation Solutions - Lubbock , TX
The sky's the limit! CDL A Owner Operator or fleet owner Position with great pay and home time for work/life balance. We value you and your family. Trucking is a family decision. We are currently ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 4 days ago
Etech Trucking LLC - Las Vegas , NV
Join our Owner-Operator Program Today! " "Maximize Your Earnings with Etech Logistics: Earn Up to $2,500 Monthly Towards Your Commercial Auto Insurance or Insure through us!" "This is not a lease ...
ZipRecruiter - 6 days ago
Conser Moving and Storage - Medina , WA
Responsibilities of a Owner Operator / Class A / Household Goods * Inspect vehicles for mechanical items and safety issues and inform for preventative maintenance. * Document and log work / rest ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 9 days ago
Truck Driver Logistics - Houston , TX
Professional Dispatch services assist Owner Operators in keeping their trucks fully loaded to maximize profitability. With experience and dedication, we support our drivers, streamlining their lives ...
ZipRecruiter - 2 days ago
Four Winds Trucking LLC - Mandan , ND
We are family owned and operated, and will never require masks or vaccinations. Requirements: * Be 23-70 years old * A CDL-A holder with 2+ years experience * Own a class 8 truck (not a HotShot truck ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 3 days ago
SinLogistix - Las Vegas , NV
Job Title: CDL Owner Operator Job Type: Independent Contractor (1099) Job Description: Are you a CDL owner operator with your own semi-truck? We are a dispatching company seeking responsible and ...
ZipRecruiter - 17 days ago

Owner Operator Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Owner Operator between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of May 28, 2024. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Owner Operator in each city.
Click to see the salary for Owner Operator in these major U.S. cities.
City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $78,586
Washington, DC $69,973
Miami, FL $60,668
Chicago, IL $65,949
Boston, MA $70,476
New York, NY $73,430
Dallas, TX $62,051
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What is the average salary for Owner Operator in 2024?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Owner Operator in the United States. The base salary for Owner Operator ranges from $55,304 to $71,483 with the average base salary of $62,869. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $55,775 to $72,432 with the average total cash compensation of $63,449.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $62,869 $55,304 - $71,483
Bonus $580 $471 - $949
Total Pay $63,449 $55,775 - $72,432
* Base Salary represents gross income before taxes and deductions. It does not include additional pay such as benefits, bonuses, profit sharing or commissions.
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What's the difference between Truck Owner Operator and Owner Operator?
According to our latest salary estimation on May 28, 2024. The average salary of Owner Operator is $62,869, and the average salary of Truck Owner Operator is $60,866. The average salary of Truck Owner Operator is lower than Owner Operator. ( 2024-05-29 )
I am an Owner Operator, which location’s salary is higher, Mcallen, TX or Jersey City, NJ?
Jersey City, NJ typically sees higher pay than Mcallen, TX for Owner Operator. an Owner Operator Salary in Jersey City, NJ is $73,430 as of May 28, 2024; an Owner Operator Salary in Mcallen, TX is $54,067 as of May 28, 2024. ( 2024-05-29 )
Why does the salary of an Owner Operator vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2024-05-29 )
What are the Pay Factors for Owner Operator?
Salary ranges for an Owner Operator can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2024-05-29 )
How the Pay Factors Influence Your Pay?
Salaries are ultimately dictated by the position being applied to, and hiring company, but there are several important pay factors that come into play based on your individual history that could impact your value to the company.'s Personal Salary Report will analyze these factors for you to help you maximize your earning potential. ( 2024-05-29 )

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Last Update: May 28, 2024