Indian truck driver salary

The average salary for an Indian Truck Driver in India is ₹3,14,600 per year (₹17,040 per month), which is ₹72,900 (-19%) lower than the national average salary in India.

An Indian Truck Driver can expect an average salary starting of ₹1,02,600. The highest salaries can exceed ₹10,00,000.

Indian Truck Driver – Salary Differences

Owner Truck DriverRs. 3,49,000/year+11%
Truck Driver TraineeRs. 2,17,000/year-31%
Difference in Truck Driver Salary

Indian Truck Driver – Pay by Experience Level

A truck Driver in India who has less than three years of experience can expect an average salary of Rs. 1,02,600. A mid-career truck driver with around 4-9 years of experience usually earns an average salary of Rs. 3,06,000, while an experienced Indian truck driver holding 10-20 years of experience makes an average salary of Rs. 5,23,00. And, truck drivers who have more than 20 years of experience earn Rs. 6,31,900 on an average.
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Indian Truck Driver Jobs by Location

Trucking business operates in almost all the states in India, irrespective of that fact, the region being rural, urban or a city. This generates a lot of job opportunities for people around the country.


Note that the truck driver salary in India is constantly changing. In this vast sector of India’s trucking industry, the truck driver emerges as one of the crucial aspects, navigating the endless highways that connect the nation. Beyond the numerical value of a truck driver’s salary, lies a story of resilience and determination, where each journey holds a different memory.

As we go deeper into the complexities of their compensation, we unravel not just truck driver salaries in India but also other factors affecting the same.

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