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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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Marten Transportation Montebello, CA, 90640
Marten Transport is now hiring experienced Regional and OTR Class-A CDL drivers! Marten Transport values your driving skills and TIME! How can you be sure? Marten is now offering AUTO DETENTION PAY AFTER JUST 1 HOUR! Does your current carrier do that? Then now is now the time for experienced Class-A CDL truck drivers who want Regional and OTR runs to join Marten! You’ll earn top pay, excellent be...
Covenant Transport Grove City, OH, 43123
Now hiring experienced OTR COMPANY TRUCK DRIVERS who want to earn more money! With two drivers on board, a Covenant Transport truck can help you make a lot more money for your miles! If you are an experienced, professional CDL-A holder who wants to get paid more, we have excellent OTR driving opportunities open now that can help you do just that! You can give yourself a pay raise and get more mi...
Marten Transportation New Rochelle, NY, 10802
Marten Transport is now hiring experienced Regional and OTR Class-A CDL drivers! Marten Transport values your driving skills and TIME! How can you be sure? Marten is now offering AUTO DETENTION PAY AFTER JUST 1 HOUR! Does your current carrier do that? Then now is now the time for experienced Class-A CDL truck drivers who want Regional and OTR runs to join Marten! You’ll earn top pay, excellent be...
Covenant Transport Port Hueneme, CA
Now hiring experienced OTR COMPANY TRUCK DRIVERS who want to earn more money! Pay increase just lifted pay to 52-56CPM! Orientation every Monday Since Covenant Transport’s pay increase 8 weeks ago to 52-56 CPM, we have been growing every week! Don’t have a team partner? No problem. 80% of our incoming drivers are also looking for a team partner and we will make sure to match you up with the bes...
PAM Transport is now hiring company drivers for otr, dedicated and regional opportunities as well as expedited hazmat teams! We offer excellent support, yearly increases, and steady miles allow you to continue to increase your earning power as you build your driving career at PAM Transport. New freight lanes are added daily, so join us now! We have a variety of opportunities to fit your life plu...
Steady freight like a big company, values like a small one. Now hiring CDL Class-A Truck Drivers When you’re a truck driver for WEL you get to experience the welcoming familiarity of a family-oriented, small trucking company with the stability and benefits of a large company. It’s the best of both worlds for your truck-driving career. Join our family and see yours more. WELcome home. With expe...
Flatbed/Van Owner Operators OWNER OPERATORS: Regional & OTR lanes open right now! Dedicated Truck Driving Opportunities Available You can pick your loads while earning great percentage of the line haul! Owner Operators enjoy: Free Company OPEN load board (choose your own loads!) No Forced Dispatch $500 Referral Bonus program High % Pay Quick pay (within 24 hours of dropping your load) Bo...
Covenant Transport Lebanon, IN, 46052
Now hiring experienced OTR COMPANY TRUCK DRIVERS who want to earn more money! Pay increase just lifted pay to 52-56CPM! Orientation every Monday Since Covenant Transport’s pay increase 8 weeks ago to 52-56 CPM, we have been growing every week! Don’t have a team partner? No problem. 80% of our incoming drivers are also looking for a team partner and we will make sure to match you up with the bes...
U.S. Xpress OTR/Team Truck Drivers Wanted Sign-on bonus up to $8,000 Call today, and start right away! 866-663-3502 At U.S. Xpress, we know what team drivers want most: miles. Lots of OTR miles. That's why we created an entire unit of dispatch, sales and operations professionals who are experts at matching your team with good team freight. They're not only committed to keeping you moving, the...
Covenant Transport Ada, OK, 74821
Now hiring experienced OTR COMPANY TRUCK DRIVERS who want to earn more money! With two drivers on board, a Covenant Transport truck can help you make a lot more money for your miles! If you are an experienced, professional CDL-A holder who wants to get paid more, we have excellent OTR driving opportunities open now that can help you do just that! You can give yourself a pay raise and get more mi...
Covenant Transport Parkersburg, WV, 26101
Now hiring experienced OTR COMPANY TRUCK DRIVERS who want to earn more money! With two drivers on board, a Covenant Transport truck can help you make a lot more money for your miles! If you are an experienced, professional CDL-A holder who wants to get paid more, we have excellent OTR driving opportunities open now that can help you do just that! You can give yourself a pay raise and get more mi...
Covenant Transport Riverdale, IL
Now hiring experienced OTR COMPANY TRUCK DRIVERS who want to earn more money! Pay increase just lifted pay to 52-56CPM! Orientation every Monday Since Covenant Transport’s pay increase 8 weeks ago to 52-56 CPM, we have been growing every week! Don’t have a team partner? No problem. 80% of our incoming drivers are also looking for a team partner and we will make sure to match you up with the bes...
Flatbed/Van Owner Operators OWNER OPERATORS: Regional & OTR lanes open right now! Dedicated Truck Driving Opportunities Available You can pick your loads while earning great percentage of the line haul! Owner Operators enjoy: Free Company OPEN load board (choose your own loads!) No Forced Dispatch $500 Referral Bonus program High % Pay Quick pay (within 24 hours of dropping your load) Bo...
Covenant Transport Bethany, OK, 73008
Now hiring experienced OTR COMPANY TRUCK DRIVERS who want to earn more money! With two drivers on board, a Covenant Transport truck can help you make a lot more money for your miles! If you are an experienced, professional CDL-A holder who wants to get paid more, we have excellent OTR driving opportunities open now that can help you do just that! You can give yourself a pay raise and get more mi...
Heyl Truck Lines Bartlett, IL, 60103
Call us about our NEW PAY PACKAGE! HEYL TRUCK LINES offers HIGH MILES and GREAT ADVANTAGES for company drivers and owner operators. Since our founding in 1949, Heyl Truck Lines has grown to become one of the most respected freight lines in North America. We offer outstanding advantages for both company drivers and owner operators. Now hiring Midwest regional drivers in Sioux City, IA and Sioux F...
Heyl Truck Lines Clive, IA, 50325
Call us about our NEW PAY PACKAGE! HEYL TRUCK LINES offers HIGH MILES and GREAT ADVANTAGES for company drivers and owner operators. Since our founding in 1949, Heyl Truck Lines has grown to become one of the most respected freight lines in North America. We offer outstanding advantages for both company drivers and owner operators. Now hiring Midwest regional drivers in Sioux City, IA and Sioux F...
Covenant Transport Buford, GA, 30518
Now hiring experienced OTR COMPANY TRUCK DRIVERS who want to earn more money! Pay increase just lifted pay to 52-56CPM! Orientation every Monday Since Covenant Transport’s pay increase 8 weeks ago to 52-56 CPM, we have been growing every week! Don’t have a team partner? No problem. 80% of our incoming drivers are also looking for a team partner and we will make sure to match you up with the bes...
Marten Transportation Eden Prairie, MN, 55344
Marten Transport is now hiring experienced Regional and OTR Class-A CDL drivers! Marten Transport values your driving skills and TIME! How can you be sure? Marten is now offering AUTO DETENTION PAY AFTER JUST 1 HOUR! Does your current carrier do that? Then now is now the time for experienced Class-A CDL truck drivers who want Regional and OTR runs to join Marten! You’ll earn top pay, excellent be...
PAM Transport is now hiring company drivers for otr, dedicated and regional opportunities as well as expedited hazmat teams! We offer excellent support, yearly increases, and steady miles allow you to continue to increase your earning power as you build your driving career at PAM Transport. New freight lanes are added daily, so join us now! We have a variety of opportunities to fit your life plu...
Kreilkamp Trucking, Inc. Wadsworth, OH, 44282
Kreilkamp Trucking is seeking CDL-A drivers for OTR/Regional and Local truck driving jobs. Our excellent advantages include nightly or weekly home time with benefits that include: Health, vision, and dental insurance for you (under $40/pay period) and your family (under $100/pay period). Kreilkamp makes it a priority to take care of you and those that are important to you. We have driving opport...

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Transportation Career Tools

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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