Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 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.


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Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Driver Career

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$43,590

Median Hourly Wage

$20.96*

Total Employed Nationally

1,704,520


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2016 wage data and 2016-2026 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2016-2026). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.