Heavy Truck Driver Salary in United States

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Average Salary for Heavy Truck Driver in United States

The average salary of a(n) Heavy Truck Driver in United States is $45,709.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Heavy Truck Driver in United States is $21.98.

The average bonus of a(n) Heavy Truck Driver in United States is $1,134.00.

Job Description:

Drives straight truck with capacity of more than three tons and usually with more than six wheels to transport materials to and from specified destinations, applying knowledge of commercial driving regulations and area roads. Prepares receipts for load picked up. Stops at required weigh and check stations. Ensures accuracy of logs and other required documentation. Receives payment for goods delivered and for delivery charges. Requires a commercial driver's license. May maintain truck log, according to State and Federal regulations. May maintain telephone or radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions. May load and unload truck. May inspect truck equipment and supplies, such as tires, lights, brakes, gas, oil, and water. May perform emergency roadside repairs, such as changing tires, installing light bulbs, tire chains, and spark plugs. May position blocks and tie rope around items to secure cargo during transit. May drive truck equipped for specific purposes, such as fighting fires, digging holes, and installing and repairing utility company lines. May specialize in making deliveries. Less

Drives straight truck with capacity of more than three tons and usually with more than six wheels to transport materials to and from specified destinations, applying knowledge of commercial driving regulations and area roads. Prepares receipts for load picked up.... More

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