How much does a dump truck driver make?

Answer A dump truck driver, or material mover, can expect to earn an average of $14 an hour, depending on experience, location and position, according to statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor.Sourc... Read More »

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How much money does a tow truck driver make?

Tow truck drivers with one to four years of experience earn a median annual salary of $17,687 to $36,020, according to, as of April 2010. Tow truck drivers with five to nine years' exp... Read More »

How much does a dump truck weigh?

A typical dump truck (14 feet long, 7 feet wide, 2 feet deep) weighs over 12,000 lbs. empty. A large dump truck (18 feet long, 7 1/2 feet wide, 5 feet deep) weighs over 26,000 lbs. empty. For s... Read More »

How much dirt does a dump truck hold?

Dump trucks come in different sizes. Small single-axle dump trucks hold 5 cubic yards of dirt. Large dump trucks hold 10 to 15 cubic yards of dirt. One cubic yard of sandy loam topsoil weighs about... Read More »

How much material does a tandem dump truck hold?

Earth Haulers Inc. describes the standard dump truck as holding between 7,200 and 33,000 lbs. (3.6 to 16.5 tons) of material. Topsoil and sand weigh less than gravel, so truck loads are measured in... Read More »