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Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers in Wyoming

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers in Wyoming

Get the information you need to know about working as a Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Driver.

19.6% Jobs Projection
$48,470 Median Salary
860 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers in Wyoming are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers in Wyoming is growing faster than average.

  • Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers in Wyoming earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers Work in Wyoming?

There were approximately 6,340 workers employed as Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers in this state in 2018.

There were 5,910 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 430 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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The typical state has 25,450 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers working in it, which means Wyoming has fewer Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers than average.

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Job Projections for Wyoming

Jobs for Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers in this state are growing at a rate of 19.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 5.8%.

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Wyoming Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 860 annual job openings, and a total of 7,640 jobs for Wyoming Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 213,500 annual jobs and 1,980,100 total jobs in 2026.

What do Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers Make in Wyoming?

In 2018 wages for Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers ranged from $34,980 to $68,970 with $48,470 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $16.82 to $33.16. The median hourly rate was $23.3.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $23.2 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.10.

The median salary in Wyoming is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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Top Wyoming Metros for Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Cheyenne, WY 960 $51,420
Casper, WY 810 $53,860

Top States for Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers Employment

View the list below to see where most Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 191,490 $41,760
California 138,380 $45,790
Florida 87,960 $38,780
Pennsylvania 82,330 $45,570
Ohio 74,090 $42,970
Illinois 70,380 $47,830
Tennessee 63,030 $41,940
Georgia 62,500 $42,180
New York 62,360 $47,000
North Carolina 58,110 $42,140
Michigan 55,940 $41,360
Indiana 54,560 $44,480
Wisconsin 49,760 $44,200
New Jersey 48,760 $48,340
Missouri 44,470 $44,040
Virginia 42,820 $40,620
Iowa 38,470 $41,270
Minnesota 34,860 $46,990
Arkansas 34,700 $39,070
Alabama 32,170 $38,610

Below are the states where Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Alaska $56,300
North Dakota $52,120
District of Columbia $52,060
Nevada $48,850
Connecticut $48,540
Wyoming $48,470
New Jersey $48,340
Massachusetts $48,290
Illinois $47,830
Washington $47,700

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