New York Truck Driving Jobs - CDL

Apply for Truck Driving Jobs in New York

New York is a New England state with a rapidly growing need for skilled truck drivers. As one of the main industry hubs of the region, goods need to be transported in and out of the state every day. Trucking companies in this area like TransAm Trucking, Con-way, and Riverside Transport, need truckers for local hauls, short-distance regional hauls, over-the-road trips, and dedicated routes.

Scroll down to view our recent job listings from top carriers in New York looking for quality drivers. We make it simple to apply for positions without searching all over the internet!

Over-the-road trucking jobs may take you out of New England or as far away as the West Coast. Regional jobs tend to be limited to routes within New York and New England. If you apply for local trucking jobs in New York, your routes may keep you in or near your base city. Dedicated hauls have you drive the same route each day you work.

The benefits you claim as a New York truck driver may depend on which type of jobs you apply for and which trucking firms you apply for jobs with. Look into all of your options! Popular benefits offered include:

  • Sign-on and referral bonuses
  • Paid, individualized training
  • Rider and pet programs
  • Higher per-mile pay for OTR drivers and Hazmat drivers
  • Discounted fuel

Requirements and Salary for New York Truckers

As one of the largest states in New England, it should come as no surprise that New York has one of the most successful truck driving industries in the region. Whether you are a new or experienced driver, you can start looking into New York truck driving jobs and find out if you meet the license requirements of the state.

The New York State Division of Motor Vehicles is the primary licensing agency in all of New York. After studying for your written exam and getting driving practice for your skills exam, you can take both at your local licensing office. You must receive a passing score on both exams before you receive your commercial driver's license. Quite a few endorsements require additional testing, including passenger, hazardous materials, and multiple trailer.

Throughout New York, tractor-trailer drivers often earn salaries that are higher than those reported on a nationwide level. O*Net reports that the average salary for a New York truck driver is $43,400 per year.

Truck driving is a growing career path that has helped many people find the fulfillment they need in a job.

Find out how you can do the same by applying for New York trucking jobs below.

A good resource for finding out what the New York trucking industry is like is the New York State Motor Truck Association. This organization offers discounted services to members, promotes safety on the road, and works towards solutions for issues in the trucking industry.

As New York's trucking and manufacturing industries expand, the trucker shortage will continue to grow. You can find out more about local opportunities by contacting our featured employers, listed below!

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