CDL Driver salary in California

Average salary
Based on 882 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do CDL Drivers make?
The average total salary for a CDL Driver is $51,500 per year. This is based on data from 882 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as CDL Driver and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. CDL Driver salary can vary between $18,500 to $99,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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CDL Driver salary by company

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Salary range**
Wm Resources, California
10 income tax records
$41K – $99K
UPS, California
17 income tax records
$47K – $122K
FedEx, California
12 income tax records
$27K – $77K
J.B. Hunt Transport, California
18 income tax records
$36K – $75K
BBSI, California
12 income tax records
$29K – $61K
C.R. England, California
16 income tax records
$17K – $60K
Autozoners, California
28 income tax records
$16K – $32K

CDL Driver demographics in California

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66% are single
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34% are married
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38% have kids
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34% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for CDL Drivers in California

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The average salary for a cdl driver in California is $51,500 per year. Cdl driver salaries in California can vary between $18,500 to $99,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 882 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as cdl driver.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for cdl drivers in California: Wm Resources ($78,000 a year), UPS ($74,500 a year), and FedEx ($63,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for cdl drivers in California: Sacramento, CA ($56,000 a year), Los Angeles, CA ($54,500 a year), and Modesto, CA ($50,500 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.