Truck Driver Jobs

Truck Driver Overview

There's more to Truck Driver jobs than driving tractor trailers all over North America and being away from home for weeks at a time. While this is one version of the job, other Truck Drivers have regular delivery jobs driving smaller trucks, allowing them to come home every evening. Others drive a regional route that only requires on-the-road travel every few days. Truck Drivers are responsible for picking up cargo, loading it into their truck, driving it to its next destination and then unloading it. The position requires drivers to spend long hours behind the wheel, navigating often congested roadways in order to make deliveries on schedule. Depending on the type of job you choose, the hours can be flexible, although Truck Drivers rarely work a fixed schedule.

Truck Driver Education Requirements

A high school diploma is the basic requirement for Truck Driver jobs. You will need basic reading and math skills to fill out logs, complete bills of lading, calculate truck weights and manage driving schedules. Because you'll be delivering goods to a large geographic area, a valid driver's license is also a necessity. Depending on the weight of the truck and cargo you'll be driving, you may need to obtain a commercial driver's license, which will require additional vocational training. You may not be required to have previous experience, but people skills and customer service skills are extremely useful for Truck Drivers because you'll be representing your employer to clients as you complete deliveries.

Truck Driver Job Market

Because statistics lumps data for Truck Drivers together with sales and delivery workers, it's difficult to estimate how open the job market is for new positions. Looking at the extended job field, statistics estimate that more than a million people are employed in delivery and sales, and opportunities exist in all regions. A similar position would be a Motor Vehicle Operator Job.

Truck Driver Salary

The median salary for Truck Driving jobs in the U.S. is $27,530. Over-the-road and regional Truck Drivers are generally paid per mile driven while local delivery drivers are usually paid on a salary or hourly.

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Entry Level Truck Driver - No Experience Needed, Free CDL Training Provided PAM Transport is looking for Parkersburg truck drivers. No experience is needed for these positions – PAM Transport provides qualified applicants with a free CDL training program. This 3-week program will teach drivers all they need to know to become a successful, profitable truck driver with PAM Transport. Drive for the ...
Job Description NEW LOCAL CDL A FLATBED OPPORTUNITY in HOLLAND, MI * $15.50 Per Hour + Benefits & Home Daily * Monday thru Friday - 7 A.M. to 3:30 P.M. - Occasional Saturday Work * Drivers Are Required to Assist in the Delivery Process * Good Quality Equipment - Very Steady Work - Great Pay APPLY NOW or CALL 616-281-2030 FOR MORE INFORMATION TransForce Drivers are Respected Professionals. J...
Job Description LOCAL CDL-A or B CAREER OPPORTUNITY in WHITE MARSH & SURROUNDING AREAS CDL A or B DRIVER FULL OR PART TIME: * $17.00 PER HOUR + BENEFITS & HOME DAILY * 5 DAY WORK WEEK * MUST BE ABLE TO USE A PALLET JACK AND UNLOAD CDL A YARD JOCKEY: * $17.00 PER HOUR + BENEFITS & HOME DAILY * 5 DAY WORK WEEK - 2ND SHIFT 3:30 P.M. - 12 A.M. * SOME WAREHOUSE WORK * TANKER ENDORSEMENT A PLU...
Job Description CDL-A TEAM DRIVERS / CAREER OPPORTUNITIES in HOUSTON GOOD WEEKLY PAY & BENEFITS & HOME EVERY 3 DAYS GOOD TRUCKS / STEADY DEDICATED TEAM RUN / X Endorsement Required APPLY NOW and CALL 713-781-0948 FOR MORE INFORMATION TransForce Drivers are Respected Professionals. Join the TransForce Team … Thousands of TransForce Drivers - 43 Branch Offices - 22 Years of Service! • We have...
DRIVERS TRUCK DRIVERS - OTR/CLASS A CDL Ashley Distribution Services in Colton, CA seeks: LTL TRUCK DRIVERS (Multiple stop loads to retail stores!) Earning potential avg. $74,000 year TRUCKLOAD DRIVERS (No Touch) Earning potential avg. $68,000 year Home Weekly Paid Vacation Full Benefit Package Class A CDL & at least 1 year current OTR exp. Clean MVR/PSP Reports. Call 1-800-837-2241, 8AM to 4PM CS...
CDL Driver – Solo and Team Drivers - $2000.00 Sign-on Bonus per Driver Reed Hurst Trucking is looking for professional drivers to haul cryogenic liquids. We are offering a $2000.00 sign-on bonus per hired driver. With excellent pay that includes Mileage pay, Load/Unload pay, Standby/Detention pay, Training pay, Per Diem, and a Quarterly Safety/Performance Bonus. Our company benefits include Quali...
Klemm Tank Lines -- Drive and Thrive -- Professional Driving that Fits Your Life Klemm Tank Lines, 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 g...
Klemm Tank Lines -- Drive and Thrive -- Professional Driving that Fits Your Life Klemm Tank Lines, 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 g...
KAG West -- Drive and Thrive -- Professional Driving that Fits Your Life KAG West, 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 d...
Klemm Tank Lines -- Drive and Thrive -- Professional Driving that Fits Your Life Klemm Tank Lines, 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 g...
Advantage Tank Lines -- Drive and Thrive -- Professional Driving that Fits Your Life Advantage Tank Lines, 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 jo...
Advantage Tank Lines -- Drive and Thrive -- Professional Driving that Fits Your Life Advantage Tank Lines, 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 jo...
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...
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 Calumet CIty, IL Company Driver Dedicated Account Regional Runs Home Weekends Class A-CDL + Tank + Hazmat 60CPM + $20/Stop, $2500 Bi-Weekly Minimum Guarantee Assigned Tractor DistTech, Inc is an established leader...
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 Calumet CIty, IL Company Driver Dedicated Account Regional Runs Home Weekends Class A-CDL + Tank + Hazmat 60CPM + $20/Stop, $2500 Bi-Weekly Minimum Guarantee Assigned Tractor DistTech, Inc is an established leader...
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...
Klemm Tank Lines -- Drive and Thrive -- Professional Driving that Fits Your Life Klemm Tank Lines, 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 g...
Klemm Tank Lines -- Drive and Thrive -- Professional Driving that Fits Your Life Klemm Tank Lines, 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 g...
Klemm Tank Lines -- Drive and Thrive -- Professional Driving that Fits Your Life Klemm Tank Lines, 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 g...
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 Denver, Colorado $5000.00 Sign On Bonus!!!! Company Drivers or Owner/Operators Dedicated Account Local/Regional Mix Travel 800 Miles Radius Of Denver Multi-Compartment, Multi-Stop Runs Get Home 1-2 Nights + Weekend...

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