Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

At a Glance

Median Annual Salary
$41,442
Local Jobs
3,755
Regional Salary
$45,409
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

Occupation Profile

Drive a tractor-trailer combination or a truck with a capacity of at least 26,001 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW). May be required to unload truck. Requires commercial drivers’ license. Includes tow truck drivers.

By the numbers:

Median Annual Earnings

$41,442

Median Annual Earnings are the midpoint earned by 50 percent of workers who are the lowest paid and 50 percent of workers who are the highest paid in a particular occupation

Local Jobs

3,755

Jobs are any position in which a worker provides labor in exchange for monetary compensation (note: one individual may hold multiple jobs)

Regional Salary

$45,409

Average Annual Earnings are determined by dividing the total earnings for the occupation by the number of jobs in the occupation.

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