Nov 08 2018 · The median figure is the midpoint; half of all truck drivers make more than the median and half make less. In 2016 the median pay was $41340 which works out to $19.87 per hour. By comparison the median salary for all occupations was $37040. This suggests that dump truck drivers earn a higher-than-average wage.
A used truck is a good way to get started. Once you have enough experience and cash flow you can get that new truck. This projected year-one gross income is $200000. The Driver Wage is estimated to be $44000 annually based on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for dump truck drivers.