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Curious what truck drivers earn in different parts of the country? Salaries generally range from $40,000 to $68,000, and specialty drivers can earn as much as $84,000. The earnings for drivers in Mississippi are at the top of the range, even though the average household income for the state is only $36,650 (the lowest in the country).

According to the recently released Trucking Jobs Salary Report, the top 15 states for earning a living as a truck drivers are:

Mississippi -- $68,000

Wyoming -- $61,000

New York -- $60,000