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How Much Does a Truck Driver Make? Salary & Wages of the Driver

Truck drivers get confused on how much drivers make. Most companies pay cents per mile, and it might not seem like a lot. But let see how trucking salary compares to other like jobs:
Numbers From MAY 2012

Truck Drivers Salary:

Employment (1)Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
1,556,510 0.6 % $19.40 $40,360 0.3 %

Bus Drivers Salary:

Employment (1)Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
162,840 2.2 % $18.50 $38,470 2.0 %

Construction/Labor Workers:

Employment (1)Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
814,470 0.8 % $16.58 $34,490 0.4 %

Machinist Salary:

Employment (1)Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
388,370 1.0 % $19.65 $40,860 0.4 %

Fast Food Salary:

Employment (1)Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
504,740 1.5 % $9.03 $18,780 0.4 %

Landscapping Workers & Maintenance Salary:

Employment (1)Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
830,640 0.6 % $12.44 $25,870 0.3 %

 

By: Devin Hutchings