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Truck Driver CDL

Truck Driver CDL Salary

  Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $69,500 $5,791 $1,336 $33
75th Percentile $55,500 $4,625 $1,067 $27
Average $48,689 $4,057 $936 $23
25th Percentile $37,500 $3,125 $721 $18
$26,000 - $30,999
4% of jobs
$31,000 - $35,999
12% of jobs
$37,500 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$36,000 - $40,999
18% of jobs
$41,000 - $45,999
17% of jobs
The average salary is $48,689 a year
$46,000 - $50,999
15% of jobs
$55,500 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$51,000 - $55,999
9% of jobs
$56,000 - $60,999
6% of jobs
$61,000 - $65,999
6% of jobs
$69,500 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$66,000 - $70,999
3% of jobs
$71,000 - $75,999
2% of jobs
$76,000 - $81,000
2% of jobs

National Average

$26,000 $48,689/year $23/hour $81,000
Truck Driver CDL Salary Comparison by Location
Nationwide
United States
$48,689
$4,057
$936
$23
Ashburn, VA
Virginia
$49,356
$4,113
$949
$24

As of Nov 21, 2020, the average annual pay for a Truck Driver CDL in the United States is $48,689 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $23.41 an hour. This is the equivalent of $936/week or $4,057/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $81,000 and as low as $26,000, the majority of Truck Driver CDL salaries currently range between $37,500 (25th percentile) to $55,500 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $69,500 annually across the United States. The average pay range for a Truck Driver CDL varies greatly (by as much as $18,000), 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 Truck Driver CDL job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. A Truck Driver CDL in your area makes on average $49,356 per year, or $667 (1%) more than the national average annual salary of $48,689. Virginia ranks number 23 out of 50 states nationwide for Truck Driver CDL salaries.

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

Find your next high paying job as a Truck Driver CDL on ZipRecruiter today.

Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Truck Driver CDL Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for a Truck Driver CDL job is above the national average. Topping the list is Sunnyvale, CA, with Santa Rosa, CA and Cambridge, MA close behind in the second and third positions. Cambridge, MA beats the national average by $8,975 (16.9%), and Sunnyvale, CA furthers that trend with another $12,829 (23.3%) above the $48,689 average.

Significantly, Sunnyvale, CA has a very active Truck Driver CDL 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 Truck Driver CDL appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 12% between Sunnyvale, CA and Baltimore, MD, 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 Truck Driver CDL role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Sunnyvale, CA$61,518$5,127$1,183$29.58
Santa Rosa, CA$59,466$4,955$1,144$28.59
Cambridge, MA$57,664$4,805$1,109$27.72
Vacaville, CA$56,555$4,713$1,088$27.19
New York City, NY$55,926$4,660$1,075$26.89
Fairfield, CA$55,871$4,656$1,074$26.86
San Mateo, CA$55,547$4,629$1,068$26.71
Lynn, MA$55,065$4,589$1,059$26.47
Anchorage, AK$54,979$4,582$1,057$26.43
Baltimore, MD$54,135$4,511$1,041$26.03
About Our Data
ZipRecruiter salary estimates, histograms, trends and comparisons are derived from both employer job postings and third party data sources.
Data used to develop this report includes ADP data. ADP is an exclusive provider of employee payroll data for ZipRecruiter.

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Truck Driver CDL Salaries by State

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