Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Driver Salary Information in Tallahassee, Florida

The annual and hourly salary statistics of heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers in Tallahassee, Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers in Tallahassee is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers in Tallahassee, Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,460
25th Percentile Wage
$29,260
50th Percentile Wage
$35,280
75th Percentile Wage
$43,630
90th Percentile Wage
$52,470

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers in Tallahassee, Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $52,470. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $25,460.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$35,280
3.83% 12.90%
2016
$33,930
3.33% -
2015
$32,800
3.57% -
2014
$31,630
0.57% -
2013
$31,450
2.29% -
2012
$30,730
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Table 3. Compare Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Driver Salary in Tallahassee with Other Florida Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $35,280 in Tallahassee is in the middle of salary range for heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers in state of Florida. In comparison, the annual salary of heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers in Tallahassee is 17.2 percent (17.2%) lower than that in the highest paying Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach and 20.7 percent (20.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$42,590
Jacksonville
$42,050
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$40,650
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$40,270
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$40,080
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$39,230
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$38,290
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$37,660
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$37,150
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$36,960
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$36,120
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$36,000
Port St Lucie
$35,930
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$35,840
Punta Gorda
$35,790
Naples-Marco Island
$35,440
Tallahassee
$35,280
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$34,460
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
$34,110
Gainesville
$33,360
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$33,320
Ocala
$32,170
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$31,690
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$30,450
Palm Coast
$28,750
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$27,960



See also: Top paying jobs in Tallahassee, Florida.