Truck Driving Career Outlook

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WITC Truck Driving Graduate Survey Responses 2018-2019

Employed in Related Field


Employed in a Related Field

WITC Truck Driving Graduate Survey Responses 2018-2019

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$28,790 - $299,497

Range of Yearly Salary

WITC Truck Driving Graduate Survey Responses 2018-2019





Typical positions available after graduation include:

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Company Driver/Owner Operator

Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers transport goods from one location to another. Most tractor-trailer drivers are long-haul drivers and operate trucks with a gross vehicle weight (GVW) capacity—that is, the combined weight of the vehicle, passengers, and cargo—exceeding 26,000 pounds. These drivers deliver goods over intercity routes, sometimes spanning several states.

Additional opportunities include:

  • Driver Manager
  • Driver Mentor
  • Local/Regional/Long Distance Driver
  • Recruiting Specialist
  • Dispatch Driver
  • Over-the-Road Truck Driver
  • Straight Truck Driver (dump, cement, delivery)

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