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OTR Jobs in Nebraska
The shipping industry is taking hold all over Nebraska. In fact, manufacturers, retailers, and other businesses often rely on truck driving companies to help them transport valuable goods to other states. If you’re ready to see other states from the wheel of your truck, you may want to look into OTR trucking jobs in Nebraska.
If you’ve already worked as a local or regional driver in the past, you may already have a valid commercial driver’s license. If this is your first look into the truck driving industry, you may still need to earn your CDL from the Nebraska Official Department of Motor Vehicles. You must be at least 21 years old to get an interstate CDL, which is required for over-the-road jobs. You may wish to first attend a truck driving course if you don’t have prior experience in this field.
Whether you're still looking at employers or already getting started in your career, joining the Nebraska Trucking Association can have many benefits for you. Members can quickly register and renew their vehicles and licenses, network with other truck drivers, and stay on top of driving standards in Nebraska. You may learn about inspiring or skilled truck drivers in your area, like Brian Puff. While driving through Nebraska in 2014, Puff saved a driver who had been involved in a violent crash.
By starting your career in Nebraska, you may enjoy the benefits of a promising job outlook. Between 2012 and 2022, O*Net anticipates a 17% increase in tractor-trailer driving jobs. Furthermore, the average salary for a tractor-trailer driver in Nebraska $40,400 per year (O*Net, 2013).
While applying for OTR trucking jobs through major trucking companies, you may find out about many of the benefits offered to professionals in this field. Companies often provide sign-on bonuses or safe driving bonuses. You and your family may be able to receive health, dental, and vision insurance.
If it’s time to change up your career path, learn more about OTR trucking now. Start by looking at Nebraska job listings below!