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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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TRUCK DRIVER- OTR RUN Live Well, Drive WEL We’re driver friendly. As a family-owned company with over 35 years in the business, we know how it can get on the road, that’s why we offer a rider program to help keep you company. As a leader in temperature controlled transportation and warehousing, Wel Companies has experienced double-digit growth since 2001, which means more miles for you. · Excellen...
TRUCK DRIVER- OTR RUN Live Well, Drive WEL We’re driver friendly. As a family-owned company with over 35 years in the business, we know how it can get on the road, that’s why we offer a rider program to help keep you company. As a leader in temperature controlled transportation and warehousing, Wel Companies has experienced double-digit growth since 2001, which means more miles for you. · Excellen...
TRUCK DRIVER- OTR RUN Live Well, Drive WEL We’re driver friendly. As a family-owned company with over 35 years in the business, we know how it can get on the road, that’s why we offer a rider program to help keep you company. As a leader in temperature controlled transportation and warehousing, Wel Companies has experienced double-digit growth since 2001, which means more miles for you. · Excellen...
TRUCK DRIVER- OTR RUN Live Well, Drive WEL We’re driver friendly. As a family-owned company with over 35 years in the business, we know how it can get on the road, that’s why we offer a rider program to help keep you company. As a leader in temperature controlled transportation and warehousing, Wel Companies has experienced double-digit growth since 2001, which means more miles for you. · Excellen...
TRUCK DRIVER- OTR RUN Live Well, Drive WEL We’re driver friendly. As a family-owned company with over 35 years in the business, we know how it can get on the road, that’s why we offer a rider program to help keep you company. As a leader in temperature controlled transportation and warehousing, Wel Companies has experienced double-digit growth since 2001, which means more miles for you. · Excellen...
City: Prescott State: Arizona Postal/Zip Code: 86301 Allied Building Products, a division of Oldcastle, is a national independent distributor specializing in commercial & residential exterior and interior building materials with over 200 locations from Hawaii to Boston. The company was founded in 1950 as a small family-operated business focusing on the metro NY/NJ region and through acquisitions a...
Class A CDL Drivers Wanted NOW… We are looking for Professional Class A Delivery Truck Drivers to join our team Established Local company with national roots for over 25 years. Local and NW Regional Some overnights required, max out of town is 2 nights in a row. Stable long term employment Paid by hour, or mileage, drops and picks, and per diem. Summer, Safety and Winter bonuses also available for...
City: Hickory Hills State: Illinois Postal/Zip Code: 60457 Allied Building Products, a division of Oldcastle, is a national independent distributor specializing in commercial & residential exterior and interior building materials with over 200 locations from Hawaii to Boston. The company was founded in 1950 as a small family-operated business focusing on the metro NY/NJ region and through acquisit...
Truck drivers earn up to $60,000 per year* and get home weekly in this Regional Intermodal CDL driving position. Intermodal truckers haul 90% no-touch freight containers in and out of the rail yards within 250 miles of Marion, OH. In fact, a truck driver’s week begins and ends at the rail yard. Start your trucking career! Eligible CDL Driver Applicants Experienced truck drivers Truck Driver Pay &...
Truck drivers earn up to $60,000 per year* and get home weekly in this Regional Intermodal CDL driving position. Intermodal truckers haul 90% no-touch freight containers in and out of the rail yards within 250 miles of Marion, OH. In fact, a truck driver’s week begins and ends at the rail yard. Start your trucking career! Eligible CDL Driver Applicants Experienced truck drivers Truck Driver Pay &...
Truck drivers earn up to $60,000 per year* and get home weekly in this Regional Intermodal CDL driving position. Intermodal truckers haul 90% no-touch freight containers in and out of the rail yards within 250 miles of Marion, OH. In fact, a truck driver’s week begins and ends at the rail yard. Start your trucking career! Eligible CDL Driver Applicants Experienced truck drivers Truck Driver Pay &...
Truck drivers earn up to $40,000 per year* and have flexible scheduling options in this Over-the-Road CDL position. OTR truckers haul 95% no-touch freight and average 400-600 miles per haul. If you want to hit the open road, explore the country and rack up the miles, there's no better way than jumping behind the wheel as an Over-the-Road driver for Schneider. Start your trucking career! Eligible C...
Truck drivers earn up to $65,000 per year* and have flexible scheduling options in this Over-the-Road CDL position. OTR truckers haul 95% no-touch freight and average 600 miles per haul. If you want to hit the open road, explore the country and rack up the miles, there’s no better way than jumping behind the wheel as an Over-the-Road driver for Schneider. Start your trucking career! Eligible CDL D...
Truck drivers earn up to $60,000 per year* and get home weekly in this Regional Intermodal CDL driving position. Intermodal truckers haul 90% no-touch freight containers in and out of the rail yards within 250 miles of Marion, OH. In fact, a truck driver’s week begins and ends at the rail yard. Start your trucking career! Eligible CDL Driver Applicants Experienced truck drivers Truck Driver Pay &...
Truck drivers earn up to $65,000 per year* and have flexible scheduling options in this Over-the-Road CDL position. OTR truckers haul 95% no-touch freight and average 600 miles per haul. If you want to hit the open road, explore the country and rack up the miles, there’s no better way than jumping behind the wheel as an Over-the-Road driver for Schneider. Start your trucking career! Eligible CDL D...
Truck drivers earn up to $65,000 per year* and have flexible scheduling options in this Over-the-Road CDL position. OTR truckers haul 95% no-touch freight and average 600 miles per haul. If you want to hit the open road, explore the country and rack up the miles, there’s no better way than jumping behind the wheel as an Over-the-Road driver for Schneider. Start your trucking career! Eligible CDL D...
Truck drivers earn up to $65,000 per year* and have flexible scheduling options in this Over-the-Road CDL position. OTR truckers haul 95% no-touch freight and average 600 miles per haul. If you want to hit the open road, explore the country and rack up the miles, there’s no better way than jumping behind the wheel as an Over-the-Road driver for Schneider. Start your trucking career! Eligible CDL D...
Job Summary: At Con-way, our driver job is not just behind the wheel. If you are looking to drive our business and not just our trucks, Con-way could be a good fit for you. Our drivers not only deliver freight and final goods to our service centers and customers' businesses safely, efficiently and free from damage, but they are also involved in unloading and distributing the freight as well. A Con...
City: Bakersfield State: California Postal/Zip Code: 93308 Allied Building Products, a division of Oldcastle, is a national independent distributor specializing in commercial & residential exterior and interior building materials with over 200 locations from Hawaii to Boston. The company was founded in 1950 as a small family-operated business focusing on the metro NY/NJ region and through acquisit...
City: Reno State: Nevada Postal/Zip Code: 89502 Allied Building Products, a division of Oldcastle, is a national independent distributor specializing in commercial & residential exterior and interior building materials with over 200 locations from Hawaii to Boston. The company was founded in 1950 as a small family-operated business focusing on the metro NY/NJ region and through acquisitions across...
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Truck Driver

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$24,960.00 - $63,440.00
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Education / Training

High School
38.2%
Some College Coursework Completed
23.9%
Vocational
10.2%
Associates
9%
Certification
8.4%
Bachelor's
5.5%
Some High School Coursework
3.7%
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