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Fast Facts for Heavy Truck Drivers in Texas

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Laredo, Texarkana and Odessa
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Austin, San Angelo and Corpus Christi
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Houston, Dallas and Fort Worth

Salaries for Heavy Truck Drivers in Texas

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: El Paso, Dallas and Midland

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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 Texas. 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
Abilene 1050 $40,730
Amarillo 2410 $41,280
Austin 6910 $36,360
Round Rock 6910 $36,360
Houston 39660 $38,430
The Woodlands 39660 $38,430
Sugar Land 39660 $38,430
Brownsville 1630 $30,420
Harlingen 1630 $30,420
Beaumont 2160 $39,110
Port Arthur 2160 $39,110
College Station 920 $37,250
Bryan 920 $37,250
Corpus Christi 3470 $41,250
Dallas 48540 $38,280
Fort Worth 48540 $38,280
Arlington 48540 $38,280
El Paso 5160 $35,680
Killeen 1690 $35,580
Temple 1690 $35,580
San Angelo 610 $37,880
San Antonio 11820 $40,760
New Braunfels 11820 $40,760
Laredo 4200 $33,320
Longview 2770 $37,480
Lubbock 1920 $36,940
McAllen 4280 $32,470
Edinburg 4280 $32,470
Mission 4280 $32,470
Midland 4810 $42,960
Odessa 2640 $41,660
Sherman 380 $36,500
Denison 380 $36,500
Tyler 1760 $38,210
Victoria 880 $36,360
Waco 1140 $36,560
Wichita Falls 510 $38,170

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