Find OTR Trucking Jobs in North Carolina
OTR Jobs in North Carolina
North Carolina is a particularly important part of the national truck driving industry. It serves as a meeting point for southern routes, New England routes, and coastal routes. If you want to explore these driving routes and transport goods all over the United States, learn more about OTR truck driving jobs in North Carolina.
The first step to a rewarding and exciting career in OTR truck driving is a commercial driver’s license. This can be earned at the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles. The process requires you to pass a written test, pass a skills test, and submit a completed application before receiving your license.
From there, you can begin establishing yourself in the trucking community of North Carolina. While applying for NC trucking jobs and CDL jobs, you may find it helpful to join the North Carolina Trucking Association. Members of this group may get special access to networking events and training courses. You may also learn about some of the most accomplished and respected drivers in your area. Local driver Brian Puff was recently named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association.
Trucking jobs are increasing quickly in North Carolina. Through 2022, O*Net hopes to see a 13% increase in tractor-trailer driving jobs. Across the board, salaries in North Carolina are similar to national averages. O*Net reports a statewide average of $37,500 per year.
As you learn more about over the road trucking jobs in North Carolina, look into the possibly of earning benefits. These may include paid time off, holiday pay, and bonuses for long trips. On top of benefits that boost your salary, you may also get life insurance and health insurance to protect your family.
If a career in over-the-road driving is in your future, take the first step today. Look at our job listings below to find the right North Carolina job for you.