Here’s how truck driver salaries rank in all 50 states

Truck driver pay is on the rise overall this year, but there are some states where drivers earn more. The average income of a long haul truck driver in the Unites States last year was $44,500, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, but the average salary for a truck driver varies dramatically by state.

Here is how truck driver salaries rank by state from lowest to highest using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics from May 2017.

50. West Virginia: $38,580 49. Alabama: $40,080 48. Arkansas: $40,620 47. Maine: $40,670 46. Mississippi: $40,780 45. South Dakota: $40,850 44. Florida: $41,150 43. Tennessee: $41,510 42. Louisiana: $41,800 41. Michigan: $42,180 40. South Carolina: $42,260 39. North Carolina: $42,490 38. Georgia: $42,510 37. Delaware: $42,550 36. Iowa: $42,570 35. Virginia: $42,780 34. Oklahoma: $43,130 33. Kentucky: $43,430 32. Missouri: $43,480 31. Nebraska: $43,590 30. Ohio: $43,990 – 29. Vermont: $44,190 28. Idaho: $44,250 27. Texas: $44,260 26. Kansas: $44,300 25. Wisconsin: $44,330 24. New Hampshire: $44,370 23. Arizona: $44,640 22. Montana: $44,700 21. New Mexico: $44,860 20. Utah: $45,500 19. California: $45,560 18. Oregon: $45,600 17. Pennsylvania: $46,150 16. Indiana: $46,270 15. Minnesota: $46,570 14. Rhode Island: $46,600 13. Colorado: $46,960 12. Washington: $46,990 11. Maryland: $47,230 10. Illinois: $47,730 9. New Jersey: $48,290 8. New York: $48,460 7. Connecticut: $48,530 6. Hawaii: $49,050 5. Wyoming: $49,420 4. Nevada: $50,440 3. Massachusetts: $50,580 2. North Dakota: $53,020 – 1. Alaska: $56,250

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