Cross Country Truck Driver Career

Job Description: Drive a tractor-trailer combination or a truck with a capacity of at least 26,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW). May be required to unload truck. Requires commercial drivers' license.

*A job as a Cross Country Truck Driver falls under the broader career category of Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers. The information on this page will generally apply to all careers in this category. We are still seeking more specific information about this career from experts in this field. If you can provide us with more information, .

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Cross Country Truck Driver Career

Salary Info

We do not have salary data for this specific career but we can provide average wages for all careers in the category of Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

Median Annual Wage

$39,450

Median Hourly Wage

$18.97*

Total Employed Nationally

1,466,740


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2010 wage data and 2008-2018 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2008-2018). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.