Truck Driver Salaries in Youngwood, PA

Salary estimated from 51 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: July 2, 2019
Average in Youngwood, PA
$1,333 per week
29% Above national average
  • Most Reported
$600
$2,100
Salary Distribution

How much does a Truck Driver make in Youngwood, PA?

The average salary for a Truck Driver is $1,333 per week in Youngwood, PA, which is 29% above the national average. Salary estimates are based on 51 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Truck Driver employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. The typical tenure for a Truck Driver is less than 1 year.

Different types of Truck Driver

Truck drivers can be divided into two primary groups: owner-operators and company drivers.

Owner-operators:

  • Earn a higher gross salary
  • Decide who can ride along and choose the truck to buy and drive
  • Have greater independence and schedule flexibility
  • Have to finance the vehicle themselves
  • Deal with more expenses: buying and maintaining the truck, taxes, paperwork and medical insurance
As a result of higher expenses, the higher gross salary owner-operators earn may not actually mean higher income.

Company drivers:

  • Enjoy benefits offered by employers such as medical, dental, life insurance, vision, retirement plans, paid vacation and holidays.
  • Generally avoid costs of vehicle purchase and maintenance
  • May have a more advantageous tax situation
  • May have less independence and schedule flexibility
As a result, company drivers may take home more net pay, however they have less flexibility and less job security.

Earn more as a Truck Driver

Truck drivers get different bonuses or benefits: referral and signing bonus, safety bonus, detention pay, layover pay, fuel-efficiency bonus, clean-DOT inspections bonus, monthly mileage bonus.

Ice road truck drivers, oversized load and hazmat truck drivers get a higher salary due to the high level of skill and specialization necessary to operate the vehicles. Over the road, or OTR, truck drivers earn a higher salary too. OTR truck drivers travel long hours all over the country and they have to respect road regulations in different states. OTR drivers can go back home anywhere from a couple of times a week to once every 4-8 weeks, depending on the job.

Truck Driver salaries by company in Youngwood, PA
CompanyAverage salary
$19.42 per hour
$1,333 per week
$57,757 per year
$63,383 per year
Truck Driver salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$1,139 per week
$1,320 per week
$1,288 per week
$1,151 per week
$1,312 per week

Truck Driver job openings

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Truck Driver jobs in Youngwood, PA

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