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Entry level truck driver salary in United States

How much does an Entry Level Truck Driver make in the United States?

Average base salary

$80,305
Average $80,305
Low $62,386
High $103,369
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a entry level truck driver is $80,305 per year in the United States. 163 salaries reported, updated at January 29, 2023

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Top companies for Entry Level Truck Drivers in United States

  1. Messer
    3.1
    14 reviews5 salaries reported
    $94,195per year
  2. $89,954per year
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Highest paying cities for Entry Level Truck Drivers near United States

  1. Indianapolis, IN
    $95,269 per year
    6 salaries reported
  2. Denver, CO
    $86,118 per year
    15 salaries reported
  3. Troutdale, OR
    $84,853 per year
    50 salaries reported
  1. Columbus, OH
    $54,945 per year
    16 salaries reported
  2. Nashville, TN
    $51,886 per year
    13 salaries reported
  3. Lexington, KY
    $51,886 per year
    13 salaries reported
  1. Bowling Green, KY
    $51,743 per year
    14 salaries reported
  2. Chattanooga, TN
    $50,000 per year
    12 salaries reported
  3. Knoxville, TN
    $50,000 per year
    12 salaries reported
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Where can an Entry Level Truck Driver earn more?

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Most common benefits for Entry Level Truck Drivers

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Passenger ride along program
  • Pet rider program
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

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50% of Entry Level Truck Drivers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Truck Driver

289,911 job openings

Average $76,171 per year

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Common questions about salaries for an Entry Level Truck Driver

How do you increase your salary as a truck driver?

You can increase your salary by getting endorsements that allow you to transport more types of goods. Also, you can continue to increase your experience and improve your reputation as a skilled truck driver to increase your salary.

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