Alabama Truck Driving Jobs
Located in the Southeastern United States, Alabama is a major hub for transportation due to the state's economy and location near Florida, Georgia, Tennessee and of course the Gulf of Mexico. The state also has a number of urban areas such as Tuscaloosa, Mobile, and Birmingham that drive industry and the need for Alabama trucking companies and truck drivers to fill trucking jobs in Alabama.
Many of these Alabama truck driving jobs are located within the state but transportation in, out, and through Alabama allows for a great opportunities for truck drivers and owner operators.
Becoming a truck driver in Alabama gives you the chance to work in one of the most active industries in this state. At the end of 2015, reports indicated that the freight trucking industry in Alabama expanded 261% (AL.com, 2016).
Common Requirements and Career Outlook for Truckers in Alabama
• One or more written tests, plus skills test (Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, 2016)
• Endorsements: double/triple, tank, passenger
• Average heavy/tractor-trailer driving salary: $37,600 per year (O*Net, 2016)
• Average light/delivery driving salary: $26,000 per year (O*Net, 2016)
• Anticipated job growth for heavy truck drivers through 2022: 12% (O*Net, 2016)
• Anticipated job growth for light truck drivers through 2022: 4% (O*Net, 2016)
Whether you are looking to continue your Alabama truck driving career or if you are just getting started in this field, you can take the next step by applying for jobs below.