OTR Jobs in Louisiana

OTR Jobs in Louisiana

If you enjoy the freedom of the open road and the satisfaction of successfully completing long trips, a job in over-the-road truck driving may be the next step in your trucking career. OTR trucking companies in Louisiana often hire skilled, trained drivers to safely transport goods all around the country.

You need to earn a CDL if youre just getting started in the world of jobs in trucking. The Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles administers the necessary tests for Class A, Class B, and Class C drivers licenses. Keep in mind that you need an interstate license for most OTR trucking jobs in Louisiana, as this license allows you to drive to other states.

Louisianas dedication to the trucking industry can make it an excellent place to work. Road work on the states major bridges make them safe and accessible for truck drivers. Drivers in this state may also enjoy membership in the Louisiana Motor Truck Association.

Louisiana Trucking Jobs

One of the best parts of starting a new career in Louisiana's trucking field is the fact that this industry has room for both new drivers and for those who have years of experience behind them. No matter where you live in Louisiana or what type of trucking job you are considering, you can use our comprehensive company list to learn about all of your options for your trucking career.

The salary that you can earn as a Louisiana driver may vary, depending on which type of job you take, how flexible you are with your schedule and your routes, and how much training and experience you have. Overall, the median salary for a Louisiana tractor-trailer driver is $36,800 per year (O*Net, 2015).

Joining the Louisiana Motor Transport Association may have many benefits, especially if you are new to the trucking industry or to the trucking community of Louisiana. Attending group events may allow you to interact with industry leaders, find out about changes in the field, and get access to training that can make you a safer driver. In addition, getting established in this group can help you become a trucking industry leader.

Trucking companies in Louisiana serve a wide variety of industries, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. In addition to their intrastate shipments, Louisiana companies also ship to Texas, Florida, Mississippi, and Indiana. Louisiana shipments come from many different industries; goods that are shipped include logs, animal products, gravel, and chemical products.

If youd like to explore trucking jobs in Louisiana a little more, contact the companies below to learn more.

 

 

 

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