Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers transport goods from one location to another. Most tractor-trailer drivers are long-haul drivers and operate trucks with a gross vehicle weight (GVW) capacity?that is, the combined weight of the vehicle, passengers, and cargo?exceeding 26,000 pounds. These drivers deliver goods over intercity routes, sometimes spanning several states.

$42,480

Median US Salary

Postsecondary nondegree award

Minimum education requirement

Outlook for Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

Currently employed

1,748,140

In the U.S. Total

Job Growth

6%

2016 - 2026 growth rate

Jobs added

50,000 or more

Estimated over the next 10 years

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Median Salary by State for Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

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10 Highest Paying States

(Median salary)

Alaska $54,270

North Dakota $51,850

District of Columbia $49,340

Nevada $49,270

Massachusetts $49,050

Wyoming $48,250

Connecticut $47,280

New Jersey $47,110

Illinois $47,040

Hawaii $46,880

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Maxxing your 401k as Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

All numbers based on median salary

% to Max 401k

44.7%

Per paycheck

$730.33

Bi-Weekly Pay Period

Gross Income $1,633.85
Pre Tax Retirement $730.33
Before Taxes $903.52
Taxes $271.06
Take Home $632.46

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