How Much Do Amazon Semi Truck Drivers Make an Hour?

Amazon semi-truck drivers make an average of around $25 per hour. This varies depending on the region, the type of truck, and the number of hours worked.

Drivers are typically paid by the mile, so those who drive longer distances can make more money than those who stay close to home. Some drivers may also receive additional pay for safety bonuses, fuel reimbursement, and other incentives.

Drivers must possess a valid commercial driver’s license (CDL) and must have at least three years of verifiable driving experience. They must also adhere to all federal and state regulations regarding their work. Drivers are responsible for ensuring that their truck is well-maintained and in compliance with all laws and regulations.

Amazon truck drivers must be able to keep accurate records and logs of their trips. They must also be able to communicate effectively with others in order to ensure that deliveries are made on time and in the proper order. Drivers should also be familiar with basic computer skills such as electronic logging devices (ELD).

Amazon truck drivers must be prepared for long days on the road; some days may include early morning or late night shifts. They should also be physically fit enough to handle the heavy lifting associated with loading and unloading cargo from their trucks.


Amazon semi-truck drivers can make an average of around $25 per hour depending on region, type of truck, number of hours worked and other incentives such as safety bonuses or fuel reimbursement. Potential drivers need a valid CDL license with three years’ verifiable driving experience as well as accuracy in record keeping, communication skills, basic computer skills, physical fitness for heavy lifting, and preparedness for long days on the road including early morning or late night shifts

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Karen Watkins