Driver

Career Overview

Career Overview

$43,680
median salary
1,958,800
jobs nationwide in 2018
99,700
approximate # of new jobs by 2028
List item iconDrive long or short distances to deliver products.
List item iconCollaborate with dispatchers to optimize routes.
List item iconBecome your own boss and work your own hours.
List item iconLearn to effectively and safely secure cargo for transport.
List item iconHave a basic understanding of vehicle repair.
List item iconHelp coordinate delivery schedules.

What It Takes

Becoming a driver in the logistics industry gives you the chance to take command of the open road in the country you helped protect. It’s a job for those who don’t mind working alone, and who like to visit new places every day.

Excellent Hand-Eye Coordination

Reacting to hazardous conditions—and even shifting gears—in a large van or truck takes great hand-eye coordination. 

An Independent Mindset

Drivers often spend much of the working day alone while they’re out on the road.

Exceptional Hearing

Federal regulations require logistics drivers to hear a forced whisper in one ear at five feet away, without the use of a hearing aid.

Good Health

Many drivers are in better shape than you’d think. In fact, federal regulations do not allow people to become truck drivers with certain medical conditions. 

Clear Vision

Drivers must have at least 20/40 vision with a 70-degree field of vision in each eye, and can’t be colorblind.

Career Progression

Career Progression

Step 1
Take CDL training course
Step 2
Pass your CDL test
Step 3
Continue training on the job
Step 4
Start managing fleet of trucks

Key Companies

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Logo for In 1960, Dot Foods Founder Robert Tracy was making his first deliveries out of the back of the Tracy family station wagon.
Now, Dot Transportation, Inc. (DTI) operates a fleet of over 1,300 trucks out of 12 distribution centers (DC) across the country.
In 1960, Dot Foods Founder Robert Tracy was making his first deliveries out of the back of the Tracy family station wagon. Now, Dot Transportation, Inc. (DTI) operates a fleet of over 1,300 trucks out of 12 distribution centers (DC) across the country.
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Logo for Welch Packaging is a family-owned and operated company that began in 1985.  Our mission is to design and manufacture the Ultimate Corrugated Experience for our customers.
Welch Packaging is a family-owned and operated company that began in 1985. Our mission is to design and manufacture the Ultimate Corrugated Experience for our customers.
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CDL A Truck Driver – Average $92K Per Year
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CDL A Truck Driver- Average $92K Per Year
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Local CDL A Delivery Driver
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City Driver- Class A CDL
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Roll Off Driver
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City Driver
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City Driver
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Delivery Driver Opportunities
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CDL Driver (Class A)
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CDL Driver (Class A or B)
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Bus Driver
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Motorcoach Operator/Driver
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Hydrovac Operator
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Yard Jockey (Full time evenings)
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Local Driver- CDL A Required (Hiring Bonus)
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Local Delivery Driver – CDL A Permit Required
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Local Driver – (Full-time) Permit Required
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Local Driver – CDL A Permit Required
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Local Delivery Driver (CDL A Required) Hiring Bonus
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Local Driver – CDL A Required
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Delivery Driver (CDL A Required)
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Delivery Driver Trainee GeoBox – CDL A Permit Required
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Delivery Driver (CDL A required) (Hiring Bonus)
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Delivery Driver (CDL A required) (Hiring Bonus)
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Local Delivery Driver – CDL A Permit Required
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Driver – Transport Driver (Tractor Trailer- Over the Road)
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Local Relief Driver – CDL A (Hiring Bonus)
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Local Transport Driver (tractor trailer) Nights / CDL A
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Local Evansville Delivery Driver (CDL A or Permit Required)

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