Transport truck drivers

National Occupation Code (NOC): 7511  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Transport truck drivers operate heavy trucks to transport goods and materials over urban, interurban, provincial and international routes. They are employed by transportation, manufacturing, distribution and moving companies, and trucking employment service agencies, or they may be self-employed. This unit group also includes drivers of special purpose trucks and shunters who move trailers to and from loading docks within trucking yards or lots.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Automobile Carrier Driver
  • Automobile Transport Driver
  • Bulk Goods Truck Driver
  • Bulk Milk Truck Driver
  • Cement Truck Driver - Construction
  • Coal Hauler (except Underground Mining)
  • Dangerous Goods Truck Driver
  • Dump Truck Driver
  • Dumpster Truck Driver
  • Escort - Transportation
  • Explosives Truck Driver
  • Flatbed Truck Driver
  • Freight Truck Driver
  • Fuel Oil Truck Driver
  • Gasoline Truck Operator
  • Gravel Hauler
  • Gravel Truck Driver
  • Groceries Long Haul Driver
  • Heavy Truck Driver
  • Hydrovac Truck Operator
  • LCV (long Combination Vehicule) Driver
  • Line-haul Driver
  • Liquid Fertilizer Truck Driver
  • Log Hauler
  • Log Truck Driver
  • Logging Truck Driver
  • Long Combination Vehicule (LCV) Driver
  • Long Distance Truck Driver
  • Long Haul Driver
  • Long Haul Tractor-trailer Driver
  • Long Haul Truck Driver
  • Low-bed Semi-trailer Driver
  • Mobile Cement Mixer Driver
  • Mobile Concrete Mixer Driver
  • Moving Truck Driver
  • Moving Van Driver
  • Muskeg Tractor Operator
  • Oil Transport Driver
  • Ready-mix Driver - Construction
  • Ready-mix Truck Driver
  • Short Haul Truck Driver
  • Shunt Truck Driver
  • Shunter - Trucking
  • Shunter Truck Driver
  • Tank Truck Driver
  • Tow Truck Driver
  • Tractor-trailer Truck Driver
  • Transport Driver
  • Truck Driver
  • Truck Mixer Driver - Construction
  • Truck Operator
  • Truck Owner Operator
  • Trucker
  • Truck-trailer Driver
  • Bulk Goods Truck Driver
  • Dump Truck Driver
  • Flatbed Truck Driver
  • Heavy Truck Driver
  • Logging Truck Driver
  • Long Haul Truck Driver
  • Moving Van Driver
  • Shunt Truck Driver
  • Tow Truck Driver
  • Tractor-trailer Truck Driver
  • Transport Driver
  • Truck Driver
  • AZ Truck Driver
  • DZ Truck Driver
  • B-Train Driver
  • Over-the-Road (OTR) Truck Driver
  • AZ Drivers Wanted
  • AZ Driver
  • DZ Driver
  • Flatbed Driver
  • Driver Dump Truck
  • A/Z Driver
  • Tow Truck
  • Driver, Dump Truck
  • AZ Driver
  • Driver, Truck

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for transport truck drivers.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate N/A
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma N/A
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above N/A
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Sex

The following table details median income by sex for transport truck drivers.

Sex Median Income
Male $0
Female $0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (246 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for transport truck drivers.

$0.00
Lowest Observed
$250,000.00
Highest Observed
$42,900.00
25th Percentile
$52,587.39
Average
$46,800.00
Median
$54,000.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for transport truck drivers

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 0
25 to 34 years 0
35 to 44 years 0
45 to 54 years 0
55 to 64 years 0
65 to 74 years 0
75 years and over 0
Total 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for transport truck drivers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 0
Part Time 0
Total 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Sex

This chart outlines regional employment participation by sex for transport truck drivers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated sex, or refer to the table below.

Sex Employed Individuals
Male 0
Female 0
Total 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for transport truck drivers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 0
Self Employed 0
Total 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for transport truck drivers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 0
Unemployed 0
Total 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for transport truck drivers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 0
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 0
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 0
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 0
Total 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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