How Much Do Semi Truck Drivers Make a Month?

Semi truck drivers are an integral part of the US economy, transporting goods around the country. But how much money do these hard working individuals make?

The amount of money a semi truck driver can make in a month depends on a few key factors. Most importantly, experience and region play a major role in determining wages. Experienced drivers can command higher wages than inexperienced ones, while those living in states with higher costs of living will likely get paid more than those living in more rural areas.

In general, semi truck drivers make an average of $1,400 to $2,000 per week or between $4,800 and $8,000 per month. This range can be broken down further by experience level: entry-level drivers usually earn between $1,200 and $1,600 per week while experienced drivers can make up to $3,000 or more.

In addition to salary or hourly wages, many trucking companies offer bonuses for meeting certain goals. These bonuses can add thousands of dollars to a driver’s monthly income. Additionally, some companies may also provide benefits such as health insurance and paid time off.


Semi truck drivers play an important role in the US economy and their work is often overlooked. How much they make varies greatly depending on experience level and region but on average most drivers earn between $4,800 and $8,000 per month plus potential bonuses.

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James Gardner