How much does a Dump Truck Driver make in the United States?

7.2k salaries reported, updated at August 1, 2021
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The average salary for a dump truck driver is $19.55 per hour in the United States.

Most common benefits

  • Bereavement leave
  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Life insurance
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Best-paid skills and qualifications for dump truck drivers

Most recommended license

Doubles/Triples Endorsement

The jobs requiring this license have decrease by 55.21% since 2018. Dump Truck Drivers with this license earn +17.60% more than the average base salary, which is $19.55 per hour.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this licenseChange from previous year
20126increase by 6
201335increase by 483.33%
201447increase by 34.29%
201556increase by 19.15%
201627decrease by 51.79%
2017123increase by 355.56%
201896decrease by 21.95%
201943decrease by 55.21%

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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

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Most common benefits for Dump Truck Drivers

  • Bereavement leave
  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Life insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Referral program
  • Health savings account
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50% of Dump truck drivers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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