Truck Driver Salaries in Singapore

Salary estimated from 2,424 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: 21 October, 2020
Average salary
$2,225 per month
  • Most Reported
$800
$4,400
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How much does a Truck Driver make in Singapore?

The average salary for a Truck Driver is $2,225 per month in Singapore. Salary estimates are based on 2,424 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Truck Driver employees, users, and collected from past and present job sponsorships on Indeed in the past 36 months.

Different types of Truck Driver

Truck drivers can be divided into two primary groups: owner-operators and company drivers.

Owner-operators:

  • Earn a higher gross salary
  • Decide who can ride along and choose the truck to buy and drive
  • Have greater independence and schedule flexibility
  • Have to finance the vehicle themselves
  • Deal with more expenses: buying and maintaining the truck, taxes, paperwork and medical insurance
As a result of higher expenses, the higher gross salary owner-operators earn may not actually mean higher income.

Company drivers:

  • Enjoy benefits offered by employers such as medical, dental, life insurance, vision, retirement plans, paid vacation and holidays.
  • Generally avoid costs of vehicle purchase and maintenance
  • May have a more advantageous tax situation
  • May have less independence and schedule flexibility
As a result, company drivers may take home more net pay, however they have less flexibility and less job security.

Earn more as a Truck Driver

Truck drivers get different bonuses or benefits: referral and signing bonus, safety bonus, detention pay, layover pay, fuel-efficiency bonus, clean-DOT inspections bonus, monthly mileage bonus.

Ice road truck drivers, oversized load and hazmat truck drivers get a higher salary due to the high level of skill and specialization necessary to operate the vehicles. Over the road, or OTR, truck drivers earn a higher salary too. OTR truck drivers travel long hours all over the country and they have to respect road regulations in different states. OTR drivers can go back home anywhere from a couple of times a week to once every 4-8 weeks, depending on the job.

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Job openings for Truck Driver

  • Driver, Truck
    HYPEX INTERNATIONAL PTE. LTD.
    Jurong Island
    $2,200 - $3,000 a month
  • Truck Driver
    PECK TIONG CHOON LEASING PTE. LTD.
    Jurong Island
    $2,800 - $3,500 a month
  • Truck Driver
    PECK TIONG CHOON TRANSPORT PTE. LTD.
    Jurong Island
    $2,800 - $3,500 a month
  • Trailer Truck Driver
    Gke Express Logistics
    Singapore
  • Tipper Truck Driver
    KOK TONG CONSTRUCTION PTE LTD
    Singapore
    $3,000 - $3,500 a month
  • TRIPPER TRUCK DRIVER
    BAN JOO VENTURE CONTRACTOR PTE LTD
    Singapore
    $2,800 - $3,000 a month
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Truck Driver salaries by company in Singapore
CompanyAverage salary
$3,397 per month
$3,119 per month
$3,433 per month
$2,890 per month
$2,832 per month
$2,756 per month
$2,620 per month
$2,573 per month
$2,429 per month
$2,411 per month
Truck Driver salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$2,258 per month
$2,369 per month
$1,687 per month
$2,139 per month
$2,020 per month