Armored truck drivers or guards made $32,040 per year on average as of May 2012, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The middle 50 percent ranged from $24,660 and $37,740, while the top 10 percent made approximately $46,580.
Drivers who worked for state government agencies in 2012 made $48,920, more than their counterparts in other industries. On the other hand, drivers were paid the least for local government agencies at $30,250 for the same year. Furthermore, salaries differ by state: Indiana had the highest-paid drivers in 2012 at $43,120, while Oklahoma had the lowest-paid drivers in the same year at $27,570.