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Fast Facts for Heavy Truck Drivers in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Redding, Stockton and Hanford
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: San Francisco, San Jose and Santa Ana
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Riverside, Oakland and Santa Ana

Salaries for Heavy Truck Drivers in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: San Francisco, Merced and Riverside

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Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

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Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Heavy Truck Drivers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for California. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Heavy Truck Drivers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Heavy Truck Drivers relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Metro Area
Annual Median Salary
Bakersfield 4740 $39,330
Fresno 4360 $42,010
Hanford 690 $31,730
Corcoran 690 $31,730
Chico 490 $42,850
El Centro 810 $34,320
Oxnard 1500 $42,470
Thousand Oaks 1500 $42,470
Ventura 1500 $42,470
Redding 610 $39,680
Riverside 25710 $46,440
San Bernardino 25710 $46,440
Ontario 25710 $46,440
Sacramento 7390 $41,480
Roseville 7390 $41,480
Arden 7390 $41,480
Arcade 7390 $41,480
Salinas 1630 $44,150
Los Angeles 35130 $39,770
Long Beach 35130 $39,770
Anaheim 35130 $39,770
Madera 420 $35,900
Merced 1160 $36,730
Modesto 2950 $36,660
Napa 550 $42,290
San Luis Obispo 540 $46,080
Paso Robles 540 $46,080
Arroyo Grande 540 $46,080
Santa Cruz 460 $42,800
Watsonville 460 $42,800
Santa Maria 1150 $43,190
Santa Barbara 1150 $43,190
Santa Rosa 1370 $45,960
San Diego 6860 $39,080
Carlsbad 6860 $39,080
Stockton 6270 $39,100
Lodi 6270 $39,100
San Francisco 11510 $45,580
Oakland 11510 $45,580
Hayward 11510 $45,580
San Jose 4710 $41,370
Sunnyvale 4710 $41,370
Santa Clara 4710 $41,370
Vallejo 1300 $43,340
Fairfield 1300 $43,340
Visalia 2420 $41,280
Porterville 2420 $41,280
Yuba City 520 $40,250

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