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What Is the Average CDL Truck Driver Salary by State

State Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Tennessee $64,503 $5,375 $1,240 $31.01
Hawaii $62,753 $5,229 $1,207 $30.17
Massachusetts $62,670 $5,223 $1,205 $30.13
Nevada $62,239 $5,187 $1,197 $29.92
Minnesota $62,187 $5,182 $1,196 $29.90
Connecticut $62,158 $5,180 $1,195 $29.88
Rhode Island $60,606 $5,051 $1,166 $29.14
Washington $59,909 $4,992 $1,152 $28.80
Alaska $59,662 $4,972 $1,147 $28.68
Oregon $59,515 $4,960 $1,145 $28.61
Ohio $59,403 $4,950 $1,142 $28.56
New York $59,139 $4,928 $1,137 $28.43
North Dakota $59,005 $4,917 $1,135 $28.37
Iowa $58,098 $4,842 $1,117 $27.93
Utah $57,958 $4,830 $1,115 $27.86
Maryland $57,076 $4,756 $1,098 $27.44
South Dakota $55,930 $4,661 $1,076 $26.89
New Hampshire $55,636 $4,636 $1,070 $26.75
Virginia $55,598 $4,633 $1,069 $26.73
California $54,854 $4,571 $1,055 $26.37
Vermont $54,729 $4,561 $1,052 $26.31
Idaho $54,496 $4,541 $1,048 $26.20
Delaware $54,315 $4,526 $1,045 $26.11
Nebraska $54,284 $4,524 $1,044 $26.10
New Jersey $53,767 $4,481 $1,034 $25.85
Kansas $53,730 $4,478 $1,033 $25.83
Colorado $53,546 $4,462 $1,030 $25.74
Montana $53,280 $4,440 $1,025 $25.62
South Carolina $53,255 $4,438 $1,024 $25.60
Mississippi $53,018 $4,418 $1,020 $25.49
Arizona $52,805 $4,400 $1,015 $25.39
Arkansas $52,519 $4,377 $1,010 $25.25
Wyoming $51,929 $4,327 $999 $24.97
Maine $51,637 $4,303 $993 $24.83
Michigan $51,436 $4,286 $989 $24.73
Oklahoma $51,279 $4,273 $986 $24.65
Kentucky $50,980 $4,248 $980 $24.51
Indiana $50,750 $4,229 $976 $24.40
Louisiana $50,223 $4,185 $966 $24.15
Illinois $50,096 $4,175 $963 $24.08
West Virginia $50,064 $4,172 $963 $24.07
Missouri $48,962 $4,080 $942 $23.54
Pennsylvania $48,954 $4,080 $941 $23.54
Wisconsin $48,904 $4,075 $940 $23.51
Texas $48,152 $4,013 $926 $23.15
New Mexico $46,754 $3,896 $899 $22.48
Alabama $46,206 $3,850 $889 $22.21
Florida $44,905 $3,742 $864 $21.59
North Carolina $44,732 $3,728 $860 $21.51
Georgia $42,953 $3,579 $826 $20.65

Top 50 Highest Paying States for CDL Truck Driver Jobs in the U.S.

We’ve identified 11 states where the typical salary for a CDL Truck Driver job is above the national average. Topping the list is Tennessee, with Hawaii and Massachusetts close behind in second and third. Massachusetts beats the national average by 5.6%, and Tennessee furthers that trend with another $5,174 (8.7%) above the $59,328.

With these 11 states paying on average above the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as a CDL Truck Driver appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

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