Tow truck driver salary in United States
How much does a Tow Truck Driver make in the United States?
Average base salary
The average salary for a tow truck driver is $18.99 per hour in the United States. 3.6k salaries reported, updated at September 23, 2023
Salaries by years of experience in the United States
|Years of experience||Per hour|
|Less than 1 year|
|1 to 2 years|
|3 to 5 years|
|6 to 9 years|
|More than 10 years|
Top companies for Tow Truck Drivers in United States
Highest paying cities for Tow Truck Drivers near United States
Where can a Tow Truck Driver earn more?Compare salaries for Tow Truck Drivers in different locations
Best-paid skills and qualifications for Tow Truck Drivers
CDL A(earn +45.87% more)
The jobs requiring this license have decrease by 20.29% since 2018. Tow Truck Drivers with this license earn +45.87% more than the average base salary, which is $18.99 per hour.
|Year||Number of job openings on Indeed requiring this license||Change from previous year|
|2012||77||increase by 77|
|2013||384||increase by 398.70%|
|2014||937||increase by 144.01%|
|2015||557||decrease by 40.55%|
|2016||586||increase by 5.21%|
|2017||443||decrease by 24.40%|
|2018||557||increase by 25.73%|
|2019||444||decrease by 20.29%|
More critical skills and qualifications that pay well
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Most common benefits for Tow Truck Drivers
- 401(k) matching
- Dental insurance
- Disability insurance
- Employee discount
- Flexible schedule
- Flexible spending account
- Health insurance
- Life insurance
- Opportunities for advancement
- Paid time off
- Paid training
- Tuition reimbursement
- Vision insurance
Salary satisfactionBased on 1,442 ratings
42% of Tow Truck Drivers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.
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Common questions about salaries for a Tow Truck Driver
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