If you are professionally skilled and very much efficient in your duty then you can get a good amount of salary. A CDL driver earns more than a regular driver. The average salary for a CDL Driver is $50,000-$55,000 in the United States. Salary estimates are based on the experience and skills of the driver. A professional truck driver has the opportunity to discover more through traveling. If you are a CDL driver with the required skills then you can make a good amount of money from trucking.