Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers (53-3032)

Drive a tractor-trailer combination or a truck with a capacity of at least 26,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW). May be required to unload truck. Requires commercial drivers' license.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 2767 2994 8.2 119 209 351
United States 1958800 2058500 0.0 82700 145700 238400
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with very high employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 23.42 14.74 18.20 22.66 27.89 33.41
Alaska 28.70 18.73 23.50 28.33 32.06 39.70
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 28.67 15.18 22.02 27.89 31.97 44.72
Fairbanks North Star Borough 29.61 22.44 26.58 29.61 32.84 38.36
Balance of State 27.86 19.63 23.06 27.46 31.21 38.00

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.