With the shortage of truck drivers, comes a more competitive salary rate in each state. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics states the average annual wage for truck drivers as of May 2018 is $45,570. The numbers from Nevada are a bit higher with $50,920 according to a study done by Seek Business Capital, followed by Mississippi and Kentucky. Leading the worst states are Washington D.C., Connecticut, and Virginia.
Take a look at the link that follows as they go over each states rankings and how cost of living affects the outcomes.