OTR Jobs in Hawaii

Find OTR Jobs in Hawaii 

Are you interested in driving a tractor-trailer or straight truck in the beautiful state of Hawaii? If youre willing to spend long stretches of time on the road, you may be a good fit for OTR trucking jobs in Hawaii. These jobs may take you across your island and allow you to drop off large hauls at various locations.

Before you begin your career as an over-the-road driver, check with your local county for commercial driver licensing requirements and application information. The City of Honolulu has the largest drivers license service department in the state, so you may go there to apply for your CDL and take your tests.

No matter which island you live on, its important to connect with other truck drivers and learn about the transportation industry in Hawaii. You may find it helpful to join a group like the Hawaii Transportation Association, which serves delivery truck drivers, utility truck drivers, bus drivers, and over-the-road drivers. It is particularly important to stay on top of changes in the industry now, as Hawaii exports increase dramatically.

 Working as a Truck Driver in Hawaii

 Because of its geographic layout, Hawaii has a trucking industry that is unlike the field found in any other state. However, if you are willing to put in some time to learn about the routes of your island and the expectations of your trucking community, you may find a number of job opportunities.


Hawaii is home to a number of trucking companies that transport goods all over the states various islands. This is particularly important in this state because some products needed by other islands are not available otherwise.

If you want to learn more about what the trucking industry applying is responsible for, you can connect with other truck drivers in the state by joining the Hawaii Transportation Association, which brings together truckers, bus drivers, and other commercial drivers.

Salaries across Hawaii are, generally speaking, slightly higher than national averages. The median income for a Hawaii truck driver is $43,000 per year (O*Net, 2015).

The Bureau of Transportation Statistics keeps detailed statistics on the trucking industry of Hawaii and how it has changed over the years. The vast majority of Hawaii shipments stay within the state, although Hawaii companies also do a bit of work for coastal states. Major exports in the state include gravel, gasoline fuel, mineral products, and food items.

Contact the trucking companies below to learn more about driving in Hawaii.



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