Truck Driving Career Snapshot

Truck Driving Career Snapshot

Graduates May be Employed as…

  • OTR Truck Drivers
  • City Truck Drivers
  • Hazardous Materials Removal/Delivery
  • Logging Equipment Operators
  • Dump Truck Drivers
  • Truck Owner/Operator


Examples of Potential Area Employers

  • OTR Driving Companies
  • Local Product/Sales Deliveries
  • Shipping Companies
  • Land Moving and Disposal
  • Freight Companies
  • Construction Companies


Arkansas Area Wages

Truck Drivers, Heavy & Tractor Trailer:

Entry-level Wage............................................................................................. $25,820 annually

Mid-point Wage................................................................................................ $41,440 annually

Experienced Wage.......................................................................................... $66,830 annually

Operating Engineers and Construction Equipment Operators:

Entry-level Wage............................................................................................. $26,050 annually

Mid-point Wage................................................................................................ $36,810 annually

Experienced Wage.......................................................................................... $50,330 annually

* Information from CareerOneStop