Connecticut State Information

Truck Driving Jobs in Connecticut

Every day in the lovely New England state of Connecticut, trucks zip along the highways and surface streets bringing all of the products and goods needed by the people who call the state home. Nearly everything you see on a store shelf is delivered by a truck.

Connecticut trucking companies can take advantage of the excellent highways as they navigate through this small, but upscale state. Whether goods need to be delivered in the big city of Hartford or out to the wealthy suburbs like Greenwich or Westport, Connecticut trucking companies are equipped to handle the challenge. 

The truck driving industry in Connecticut has been strong for many years, but a recent development has improved the industry even more. Connecticut truck drivers recently enjoyed a diesel tax break of 4.2 cents (The CT Mirror, 2016).

Common Requirements and Career Outlook for Truckers in Connecticut
•    Pass written and skills exam after getting Commercial Learner Permit; must get testing appointment, no walk-in testing available (Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles)
•    Endorsements: Doubles/triples, passenger, liquid bulk/tank cargo, hazardous materials
•    Average heavy/tractor-trailer driving salary: $45,300 (O*Net, 2016)
•    Average light/delivery driving salary: $32,600 (O*Net, 2016)
•    Anticipated job growth for heavy truck drivers through 2022: 10% (O*Net, 2016)
•    Anticipated job growth for light truck drivers through 2022: 2% (O*Net, 2016)

Find out what local employers are looking for and what benefits they’re offering by contacting the trucking companies below our list of Connecticut trucking jobs.

Trucking Companies in Connecticut

C.R. England
A trucking company doesn't stay in business for 90 years without understanding how to take care of it's most important asset - their drivers. CR England has always put the driver's interests first. C...
Heartland Express
Leadership. Strength. Performance. Innovation. Company History: Russell A. Gerdin founded Heartland in 1978 with four people in the office and 16 trucks. It became a publicly traded company on the...
JB Hunt Transport
Drive with Pride. Drive with Passion. Drive with J.B. Hunt. Attention Class A Drivers: Are you looking to further your professional career in truck driving with a company that offers great pay AND...
Melton Truck Lines
Melton aims to remain ahead of the competition with top pay and benefits, free on-site clinics and dentists, driver help desk, safety and referral bonuses, rider and pet programs, and much more. Be a...
Covenant Transport
NEW $40,000 TEAMING BONUS FOR OTR CDL-A DRIVERS   Covenant Transport is excited to announce starting February 1, we are offering OTR CDL-A Team Drivers a $40,000 Teaming Bonus! With our new $40,...
USA Truck
    Teams, Solo & Dedicated CDL-A Drivers   Respect: A Foundation We’re Built On We know what’s important to CDL-A drivers. Time, work, and value. That’s why we’re putting...
Mesilla Valley Transportation (MVT)
DRIVE MORE! DRIVE FOR MVT! Choose your route and expect flexible home time as well as top industry pay and benefits. Our professional Team of Fleet Managers, Safety Personnel, and qualified Mechanics...
Schneider
Find your reason to drive Schneider. Schneider is a superior provider of transportation and logistics services. Our legacy started back in 1935 with just one truck. Since then, we've led the way for...