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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.
Job Description NEW CDL-A CAREER OPPORTUNITIES in CHATTANOOGA, TN ** LET US PUT YOU IN THE DRIVERS SEAT ** *WE MATCH YOUR NEEDS TO THE DRIVING POSITION* * $750-$950 Weekly Average + Benefits & Home Daily * $850-$1200 Weekly Average + Benefits with overnight runs * Local drivers must be able to stay overnight on occasion * Monday thru Friday with occasional weekend work * Great Pay - Steady...
Job Description LOCAL FLATBED & OTR VAN CDL-A CAREER OPPORTUNITY in JACKSONVILLE, FL * Local Home Daily + BENEFITS * Regional Home Weekly + BENEFITS * MONDAY - FRIDAY 1ST, 2ND OR 3RD SHIFT * MUST BE FLEXIBLE & WILLING TO WORK DAYS OR NIGHTS * DEDICATED RUN - STEADY WORK- GOOD QUALITY EQUIPMENT APPLY NOW or CALL 904-637-2117 FOR MORE INFORMATION TransForce Drivers are Respected Professional...
Job Description CDL-A DRIVERS / LOCAL OPPORTUNITIES in JACKSONVILLE, FL * $15.00 PER HOUR + OVERTIME PAY & BENEFITS * NEED DRIVERS MONDAY thru FRIDAY * ALSO NEED WEEKEND DRIVERS * STEADY WORK - STEADY PAY - GOOD QUALITY EQUIPMENT **Requires TWIC CARD APPLY NOW OR CALL 904-637-2117 FOR MORE INFORMATION. TransForce Drivers are Respected Professionals. Join the TransForce Team … Thousands of...
Job Description ***YARD SWITCHERS, SHUTTLE DRIVERS, AND HOT TRUCK DRIVERS NEEDED in CANTON, MS*** 1st, 2nd, and 3rd SHIFTS AVAILABLE! THESE POSITIONS WILL BE FILLED QUICKLY, PLEASE APPLY ASAP! STEADY LOCAL CDL-A CAREER OPPORTUNITIES $14.50 PER HOUR + BENEFITS and YOU WILL BE HOME DAILY! GOOD STEADY PAY & GOOD QUALITY EQUIPMENT APPLY NOW or CALL 901-566-5116 FOR MORE INFORMATION TransForce ...
Job Description CDL-B DRIVER OPPORTUNITY in NORTH LIMA, OH. AVG. $150.00 PER RUN / AVG. 40+ HOURS PER WEEK / AVG. $750 PER WEEK / LOCAL / HOME DAILY GOOD STEADY WEEKLY PAYCHECK / GOOD EQUIPMENT Local Hands on Position delivering OH, WV, PA, requiring secure handling and scanning of freight. Start Times average 4am-7:30am depending upon route. Average route is between 6-8 hrs, and average pay i...
Job Description STEADY LOCAL CDL-B OPPORTUNITIES in KANSAS CITY STRAIGHT TRUCK DRIVERS / LOCAL DELIVERIES / FULL TIME or PART TIME NIGHT SHIFT HANDLING BUNDLES OF NEWSPAPERS GOOD STEADY WEEKLY PAY & GOOD QUALITY EQUIPMENT APPLY NOW or CALL 816-231-0403 FOR MORE INFORMATION TransForce Drivers are Respected Professionals. Join the TransForce Team … Thousands of TransForce Drivers - 40 Branch ...
Job Description CDL-A TEAM CAREER OPPORTUNITY in JACKSON, MS * $.46 Per Mile Split + Benefits * Dedicated Run from Jackson, MS or Hattiesburg, MS to Laredo, TX hauling automotive parts * Good Pay - Good Quality Equipment APPLY NOW or CALL 769-300-2985 FOR MORE INFORMATION TransForce Drivers are Respected Professionals. Join the TransForce Team … Thousands of TransForce Drivers - 40 Branch O...
Job Description TransForce Drivers are Respected Professionals; Safe, Reliable, and Profitable. $16.00 PER HOUR / 40+ HOURS PER WEEK / HOME DAILY / NO TOUCH MUST BE ABLE TO WORK ANY SHIFT Hazmat preferred but not required. Excellent equipment. Awesome benefits & a pay raise after probationary period. STEADY WORK - GOOD EQUIPMENT APPLY NOW or CALL 866-780-9495 FOR MORE INFORMATION TransForce...
Job Description REGIONAL CDL-A CAREER OPPORTUNITIES in ALLENTOWN, PA * $19.00 Per Hour + Benefits & Good Home Time * Out Sunday Evening or Monday Morning - Return Tuesday - Back Out Wednesday - Return Thursday * Steady Work - Great Pay - No Touch Freight - Good Quality Equipment * 5 DAYS PER WEEK - Evening Shift APPLY NOW or CALL 610-683-3110 FOR MORE INFORMATION Thousands of TransForce Dri...
Job Description LOCAL CLASS A CAREER OPPORTUNITY in TURKEY, NC * $700 Weekly Average + Benefits & Home Daily * 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 - 40 Branch Offices - 22 Years of Service! • We have an excellent reputation...
Job Description LOCAL CLASS A CAREER OPPORTUNITY in KANSAS CITY, MO * $16.50 Per Hour + Overtime Pay + Benefits & Home Daily * Sunday thru Thursday 3rd Shift 10P.M. - 8A.M. * Must Be Able To Work Any Shift * Steady Work - Good Quality Equipment - No Touch Freight APPLY NOW or CALL 816-231-0403 FOR MORE INFORMATION TransForce Drivers are Respected Professionals. Join the TransForce Team Tho...
Job Description REGIONAL CDL-A CAREER OPPORTUNITY in MIDDLETOWN, DE * AVERAGE of $1,400 to $1,500 Per Week + Benefits & Good Home Time * Picking up used batteries at each location and delivering new. * Multiple stop deliveries average 15-25 per load. Hand delivered by power jack to dock * 1600-1900 miles per week average 2 loads per week. * Drivers leave on Sunday if first stop is greater th...
Job Description NEW REGIONAL CDL-A FLATBED OPPORTUNITY in BLYTHEVILLE, AR * $800 - $1,000 Weekly Average + Benefits * Flatbed Driver - Strapping and Channing Required * Steady Work - Good Quality Equipment APPLY NOW or CALL 901-566-5116 FOR MORE INFORMATION TransForce Drivers are Respected Professionals. Join the TransForce Team … Thousands of TransForce Drivers - 42 Branch Offices - 22 Yea...
CDL Truck Driver - Transport Fuel Driver - Wellington CO Description: This job is located in Wellington, CO just to the east of the Rockie Mountains. This position does have housing available. Pilot Logistics Services is a multi-state fuel and oil distributor that primarily delivers fuels and oils to both the wholesale and retail markets. We have terminals in Utah, Colorado, Wyoming, North Dako...
Truck drivers earn up to $0.38 per mile*, have a predictable work schedule and get home weekly in this Regional CDL position. Regional truckers haul 95% no touch freight and average 300-400 miles per length of haul. You will have access to secure parking locations in Obetz, OH and Seville, OH. As a Regional driver, you’ll enjoy the best of both worlds: the freedom of the open road while staying cl...
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...
Job Description NEW LOCAL & REGIONAL CDL-A OPPORTUNITIES in SOUTH CHICAGO, IL * $18.00 - $21.00 Per Hour + Overtime Pay & Benefits * Monday thru Friday **Flatbed Experience Is A Plus But Not Required** * STEADY WORK - STEADY PAY - GOOD QUALITY EQUIPMENT APPLY NOW OR CALL 708-535-8991 FOR MORE INFORMATION. TransForce Drivers are Respected Professionals. Join the TransForce Team … Thousands ...
Job Description LOCAL CDL-A CAREER OPPORTUNITY in HAYWARD, CA * $22.00 Per Hour + Benefits & Home Daily * 5-6 Day Work Week - 1st Shift * Must Be Able To Lift, Push and Pull Over 50lbs * Driver Will Be Required To Use A Manuel Pallet Jack & Hand Truck * Must Have Food Delivery Experience * Steady Work - Good Quality Equipment - Great Pay APPLY NOW or CALL 209-815-9156 FOR MORE INFORMATION ...
Job Description NEW LOCAL CDL-B OPPORTUNITIES in CICERO / BERWYN AREA * $16.00 Per Hour + Overtime Pay + Benefits & Home Daily * Tuesday - Friday * Chicagoland Straight Truck Driver * STEADY WORK - STEADY PAY - GOOD QUALITY EQUIPMENT APPLY NOW OR CALL 708-535-8991 FOR MORE INFORMATION. TransForce Drivers are Respected Professionals. Join the TransForce Team … Thousands of TransForce Driver...
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...
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$24,960.00 - $63,440.00
Typical Salary for Truck Driver
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Education / Training
Some College Coursework Completed
Some High School Coursework
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Drive a tractor-trailer combination or a truck to transport and deliver goods, livestock, or materials in liquid, loose, or packaged form.
Rate of Growth
Size of Industry in 2006:
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006
Drive trucks in order to transport and deliver products, livestock, or other materials.
Check vehicles before driving them to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order.
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