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Owner operator driver salary in St. Louis, MO

How much does an Owner Operator Driver make in St. Louis, MO?

Average base salary

below national average
Average $5,459
Low $3,158
High $9,437
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a owner operator driver is $5,459 per week in St. Louis, MO. 732 salaries reported, updated at September 23, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in St. Louis, MO

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3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Owner Operator Drivers in St. Louis, MO

  1. DSL Express Trucking
    28 reviews20 salaries reported
    $6,936per week
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Highest paying cities for Owner Operator Drivers near St. Louis, MO

  1. Cassville, MO
    $7,491 per week
    5 salaries reported
  2. Republic, MO
    $6,615 per week
    33 salaries reported
  3. Saint Charles, MO
    $6,541 per week
    66 salaries reported
  1. Joplin, MO
    $6,541 per week
    192 salaries reported
  2. Springfield, MO
    $6,318 per week
    323 salaries reported
  3. Kansas City, MO
    $5,697 per week
    715 salaries reported
  1. St. Louis, MO
    $5,459 per week
    732 salaries reported
  2. Overland, MO
    $4,026 per week
    13 salaries reported
  3. Sedalia, MO
    $3,316 per week
    14 salaries reported
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Where can an Owner Operator Driver earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Owner Operator Drivers

Top skills
Roll Off Truck
Top licenses
Tanker Endorsement
Top certifications

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
5 jobs305
63 jobs3,597
124 jobs8,023
4 jobs4
9 jobs101
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Most common benefits for Owner Operator Drivers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Free parking
  • Fuel card
  • Fuel discount
  • Health insurance
  • Lease purchase program
  • Life insurance
  • Paid orientation
  • Paid time off
  • Paid toll fees
  • Paid training
  • Passenger ride along program
  • Pet rider program
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Safety equipment provided
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 12,608 ratings

65% of Owner Operator Drivers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in St. Louis, MO?

Truck Driver

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Driver (Independent Contractor)

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Average $935 per week

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Common questions about salaries for an Owner Operator Driver

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