OTR Truck Driver Jobs

Over the Road Truck Driver Overview


Over the road truck drivers are responsible for transporting goods across all 50 states and into Canada and Mexico. They are a vital part of the supply chain and are often called upon to be away from home for days or weeks at a time in order to deliver goods to locations that may be several states away. OTR truck drivers are responsible for maintaining mileage logs, complying with local and federal regulations governing the industry, and maintaining the safety and performance of their vehicles. Over the road truck drivers work irregular hours based on guidelines set forth by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Over the Road Truck Driver Requirements


OTR truck driving jobs do not have a minimum education requirement; however, many post-secondary truck driving schools require applicants to have a high school diploma or GED. Over the road truck driving jobs do require applicants to obtain a commercial driver's license, have a clean driving record and have no prior convictions for driving under the influence. In order to earn a position, applicants must be able to pass a physical examination that demonstrates their ability to withstand the physical demands of the job.

Over the Road Truck Driver Job Market


The outlook for new OTR truck drivers entering the workforce is positive. According to statistics, the demand for over the road truck drivers is estimated to increase by 11 percent over the next 10 years. In 2012, there were an estimated 1,701,500 people employed as OTR truck drivers, and opportunities exist across all 50 states. Similar positions include Nationwide Truck Driver jobs.

Over the Road Truck Driver Salary


The median salary for OTR truck driver jobs in the United States is $38,200. Over the road truck drivers who have experience and work for larger employers tend to earn higher salaries and receive better benefits than those working for smaller carriers. OTR truck driving jobs pay by the mile rather than an hourly or weekly salary, so those who opt for less home time tend to earn more than those who choose more regular hours.
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Job Description NEW REGIONAL / OTR CDL-A OPPORTUNITIES in DAYTON, OH * $.46 Per Mile / Stop pay is between $10 and $20 / Detention after 2 hours at $25 per hour. * $1,200+ Weekly Average + Benefits & Home every weekend * Significant increase after probationary period and will average between $1,300 and $1,800 Per Weekly Average * Flatbed Experience is a Plus but Not Required * Must be willin...
Transport Service Company - Chemical Division -- Drive and Thrive -- Professional Driving that Fits Your Life Transport Service Company - Chemical Division, a highway subsidiary of the Kenan Advantage Group, is now seeking Class A CDL Truck Drivers in your area. We know tank truck drivers are an elite group of Professionals. The KAG companies believe that safe, qualified drivers are the most imp...
Transport Service Company - Chemical Division -- Drive and Thrive -- Professional Driving that Fits Your Life Transport Service Company - Chemical Division, a highway subsidiary of the Kenan Advantage Group, is now seeking Class A CDL Truck Drivers in your area. We know tank truck drivers are an elite group of Professionals. The KAG companies believe that safe, qualified drivers are the most imp...
Cryogenic Transportation -- Drive and Thrive -- Professional Driving that Fits Your Life Cryogenic Transportation, a highway subsidiary of the Kenan Advantage Group, is now seeking Class A CDL Truck Drivers in your area. We know tank truck drivers are an elite group of Professionals. The KAG companies believe that safe, qualified drivers are the most important part of our overall team operation....
BXI -- Drive and Thrive -- Professional Driving that Fits Your Life BXI, a highway subsidiary of the Kenan Advantage Group, is now seeking Class A CDL Truck Drivers in your area. We know tank truck drivers are an elite group of Professionals. The KAG companies believe that safe, qualified drivers are the most important part of our overall team operation. Come join our great family of drivers and...
Jack B Kelley -- Drive and Thrive -- Professional Driving that Fits Your Life Jack B Kelley, a highway subsidiary of the Kenan Advantage Group, is now seeking Class A CDL Truck Drivers in your area. We know tank truck drivers are an elite group of Professionals. The KAG companies believe that safe, qualified drivers are the most important part of our overall team operation. Come join our great f...
Transport Service Company - Chemical Division -- Drive and Thrive -- Professional Driving that Fits Your Life Transport Service Company - Chemical Division, a highway subsidiary of the Kenan Advantage Group, is now seeking Class A CDL Truck Drivers in your area. We know tank truck drivers are an elite group of Professionals. The KAG companies believe that safe, qualified drivers are the most imp...
Transport Service Company - Chemical Division -- Drive and Thrive -- Professional Driving that Fits Your Life Transport Service Company - Chemical Division, a highway subsidiary of the Kenan Advantage Group, is now seeking Class A CDL Truck Drivers in your area. We know tank truck drivers are an elite group of Professionals. The KAG companies believe that safe, qualified drivers are the most imp...
Transport Service Company - Food Grade Division -- Drive and Thrive -- Professional Driving that Fits Your Life Transport Service Company - Food Grade Division, a highway subsidiary of the Kenan Advantage Group, is now seeking Class A CDL Truck Drivers in your area. We know tank truck drivers are an elite group of Professionals. The KAG companies believe that safe, qualified drivers are the most...
Job Description OTR CDL-A CAREER OPPORTUNITY in IRVING, TX * $.38 - $.40 Per Mile + Benefits & Home Weekends * Monday thru Friday * 2,500 - 3,000 Miles Per Week * Hazmat Endorsement Required * No Touch Freight - Dedicated Run - Great Pay - Good Equipment APPLY NOW or CALL 817-664-0023 FOR MORE INFORMATION TransForce Drivers are Respected Professionals. Join the TransForce Team … Thousands...
Job Description NEW OTR CDL-A CAREER OPPORTUNITY in INDIANOLA, MS * $.34 Per Mile + Benefits * Driver Will Be Home Once A Week * Driver Must Be Able To Unload - Using A Pallet Jack & Dolly * Dedicated Run - Great Pay - Full Time Position * Drop & Hook - Good Quality Equipment APPLY NOW or CALL 901-566-5116 FOR MORE INFORMATION TransForce Drivers are Respected Professionals. Join the TransF...
Job Description OTR CDL-B CAREER OPPORTUNITY in DALLAS, TX * $.36 Per Mile - $950 Weekly Average + Benefits & OTR * Travel all 48 states; 2,500 - 3,000 Miles Per Week * No Touch Freight - Dedicated Run - Great Pay - Good Equipment APPLY NOW or CALL 817-664-0023 FOR MORE INFORMATION TransForce Drivers are Respected Professionals. Join the TransForce Team … Thousands of TransForce Drivers - 4...
Job Description OTR CDL-A CAREER OPPORTUNITIES in VILLA RICA, GA $1,200 - $1,400 PER WEEKLY AVERAGE + BENEFITS MUST BE FLEXIBLE (DAYS MAY CHANGE) MIUST BE WILLING TO RUN 7-14 DAYS OUT PER RUN GREAT PAY / GOOD BENEFITS / GOOD EQUIPMENT / NO TOUCH FREIGHT APPLY NOW or CALL DEBBIE 888-547-5399 FOR MORE INFORMATION TransForce Drivers are Respected Professionals. Join the TransForce Team … Thou...
Job Description LOCAL & OTR CLASS A CAREER OPPORTUNITY in GAFFNEY, SC * $700 - $900 Weekly Average & Benefits * Local and OTR - Out 3-4 Days Per Week * Steady Work - Great Pay - Good Quality Equipment APPLY NOW or CALL 980-321-4273 FOR MORE INFORMATION TransForce Drivers are Respected Professionals. Join the TransForce Team Thousands of TransForce Drivers - 43 Branch Offices - 22 Years of S...
Job Description OTR CDL-A CAREER OPPORTUNITY in SHREVEPORT, LA * $.45 Per Mile - $1,400 Weekly Average + Benefits & OTR * Plus Quarterly Safety Bonuses * X Endorsement Required * No Touch Freight - Dedicated Run - Great Pay - Good Equipment APPLY NOW or CALL 817-664-0023 FOR MORE INFORMATION TransForce Drivers are Respected Professionals. Join the TransForce Team … Thousands of TransForce ...
Job Description CDL-A CAREER OPPORTUNITIES in YORK, PA * Regional & OTR * $20.00 PER HOUR + BENEFITS & HOME WEEKLY * OTR - Out Monday thru Friday & Home on weekends * Regional - Possibly out 1 or 2 nights per week, Remaining week will be local work * No Touch Freight * Will Run All Areas East of Mississippi * Good Steady Pay - Good Quality Equipment APPLY NOW or CALL 717-541-0728 FOR MORE...
Job Description OTR CDL-A CAREER OPPORTUNITY in BATON ROUGE, LA * $.45 Per Mile - $1,400 Weekly Average + Benefits & OTR * Plus Quarterly Safety Bonuses * X Endorsement Required * No Touch Freight - Dedicated Run - Great Pay - Good Equipment APPLY NOW or CALL 817-664-0023 FOR MORE INFORMATION TransForce Drivers are Respected Professionals. Join the TransForce Team … Thousands of TransForce...
DistTech -- Drive and Thrive -- Professional Driving that Fits Your Life DistTech, a highway subsidiary of the Kenan Advantage Group, is now seeking Class A CDL Truck Drivers in Calhoun, Georgia Company Drivers Dedicated Account Local/Regional/OTR Mix Get Home Every Week!!! Class A-CDL + Tank + Hazmat Up to 56CPM + Load/Unload Fees!!! Assigned Tractor DistTech, Inc is an established leade...
DistTech -- Drive and Thrive -- Professional Driving that Fits Your Life DistTech, a highway subsidiary of the Kenan Advantage Group, is now seeking Class A CDL Truck Drivers in Salt Lake City, UT DistTech, Inc is an established leader in dedicated contract and common carriage for bulk liquid commodities. Our initial operations began in the early 1930s with one pickup truck and developed into an...
Cryogenic Transportation -- Drive and Thrive -- Professional Driving that Fits Your Life Cryogenic Transportation, a highway subsidiary of the Kenan Advantage Group, is now seeking Class A CDL Truck Drivers in your area. We know tank truck drivers are an elite group of Professionals. The KAG companies believe that safe, qualified drivers are the most important part of our overall team operation....

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OTR/Regional Truck Driver

Salaries

$28,500.00 - $83,200.00
Typical Salary for OTR/Regional Truck Driver
(203 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

High School
32.1%
Some College Coursework Completed
30.3%
Vocational
9.7%
Associates
9.1%
Bachelor's
7.9%
Some High School Coursework
4.8%
Certification
4.8%
(165 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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