Tow truck driver

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

Average base salary
1.6k salaries reported, updated at Jul 02, 2020
per hour
The average salary for a tow truck driver is $14.88 per hour in the United States.
Most common benefits
  • AD&D insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Stock purchase plan
  • Flexible spending account
  • Wellness program

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for tow truck drivers

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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 $14.88 per hour.

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Most common benefits for Tow Truck Drivers

  • AD&D insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Stock purchase plan
  • Flexible spending account
  • Wellness program
  • 401(k)
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Flexible schedule

Salary satisfaction

Based 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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