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Drivers Salary

  Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $50,000 $4,166 $961 $24
75th Percentile $36,500 $3,041 $701 $18
Average $36,263 $3,021 $697 $17
25th Percentile $23,500 $1,958 $451 $11
$13,500 - $18,999
7% of jobs
$23,500 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$19,000 - $24,499
21% of jobs
$24,500 - $29,999
26% of jobs
$30,000 - $35,499
20% of jobs
The average salary is $36,263 a year
$35,500 - $40,999
13% of jobs
$41,000 - $46,499
4% of jobs
$50,000 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$46,500 - $51,999
2% of jobs
$52,000 - $57,499
2% of jobs
$57,500 - $62,999
0% of jobs
$63,000 - $68,499
0% of jobs
$68,500 - $74,000
0% of jobs

National Average

$13,500 $36,263/year $17/hour $74,000
Drivers Salary Comparison by Location
United States
Sterling Heights, MI

As of Jan 11, 2021, the average annual pay for a Drivers in the United States is $36,263 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $17.43 an hour. This is the equivalent of $697/week or $3,022/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $74,000 and as low as $13,500, the majority of Drivers salaries currently range between $23,500 (25th percentile) to $36,500 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $50,000 annually across the United States. The average pay range for a Drivers varies greatly (by as much as $13,000), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location and years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Drivers job market in both Sterling Heights, MI and the surrounding area is very active. A Drivers in your area makes on average $34,978 per year, or $1,285 (4%) less than the national average annual salary of $36,263. Michigan ranks number 27 out of 50 states nationwide for Drivers salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Drivers jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

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Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Drivers Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for a Drivers job is above the national average. Topping the list is San Mateo, CA, with Juneau, AK and Boston, MA close behind in the second and third positions. Boston, MA beats the national average by $5,739 (15.8%), and San Mateo, CA furthers that trend with another $6,640 (18.3%) above the $36,263 average.

Significantly, San Mateo, CA has a very active Drivers job market as there are several companies currently hiring for this type of role.

With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as a Drivers appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 5% between San Mateo, CA and Lowell, MA, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for a Drivers role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
San Mateo, CA$42,903$3,575$825$20.63
Juneau, AK$42,083$3,507$809$20.23
Boston, MA$42,003$3,500$808$20.19
Santa Monica, CA$41,475$3,456$798$19.94
Quincy, MA$41,473$3,456$798$19.94
Renton, WA$41,322$3,444$795$19.87
Berkeley, CA$41,320$3,443$795$19.87
Daly City, CA$41,203$3,434$792$19.81
Queens, NY$40,793$3,399$784$19.61
Lowell, MA$40,677$3,390$782$19.56

Top 5 Best Paying Related Drivers Jobs in the U.S.

We found at least five jobs related to the Drivers job category that pay more per year than a typical Drivers salary. Top examples of these roles include: Class B CDL Owner Operator, CDL Team Driver, and CDL Team Truck Driver.

Importantly, all of these jobs are paid between $32,397 (89.3%) and $68,115 (187.8%) more than the average Drivers salary of $36,263. If you’re qualified, getting hired for one of these related Drivers jobs may help you make more money than that of the average Drivers position.

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Class B CDL Owner Operator$104,378$8,698$2,007$50.18
CDL Team Driver$73,170$6,098$1,407$35.18
CDL Team Truck Driver$70,789$5,899$1,361$34.03
CDL Oilfield Driver$69,787$5,816$1,342$33.55
CDL Team$68,660$5,722$1,320$33.01
About Our Data
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Data used to develop this report includes ADP data. ADP is an exclusive provider of employee payroll data for ZipRecruiter.

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