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The average owner operator salary in United States is $40,203 or an equivalent hourly rate of $19. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $905. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
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An entry level owner operator (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $25,689. On the other end, a senior level owner operator (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $53,374.

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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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