Illinois State Information

Truck Driving Jobs in Illinois

Thanks to its prominent location in the Midwest, Illinois has a large trucking industry. In Illinois, 70% of communities rely exclusively on truck drivers for their shipments and trucking is responsible for 1 out of 18 jobs (Illinois Times, 2016).

Illinois is a leader in the transport business. There are many reputable companies with open trucking jobs throughout Illinois who are eager to find experienced and dedicated truck drivers to work for them. Most of these trucking companies have competitive wages that are available to their drivers, as well as benefit packages.

Get involved in the trucking community of Illinois and start applying for Illinois trucking jobs below.

Common Requirements and Career Outlook for Truckers in Illinois
•    Get Commercial Learner’s Permit and pass skills test after practicing your driving skills (CyberDrive Illinois)
•    Endorsements: Combination vehicle, passenger, double/triple trailer, hazardous materials, tank, and combined tank/hazardous materials
•    Average IL heavy/tractor-trailer driving salary: $42,400 (O*Net, 2016)
•    Average light/delivery driving salary in IL: $32,100 (O*Net, 2016)
•    Anticipated job growth for heavy truck drivers through 2022: 13% (O*Net, 2016)
•    Anticipated job growth for light truck drivers through 2022: 8% (O*Net, 2016)

To learn more about these Illinois trucking companies simply click on the company profile from the links below.  Of course, most truck driving jobs require a Class A CDL License, so keep that in mind as you search. 

 

Trucking Companies in Illinois

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...
K & B Transportation
NOVEMBER 2017 - Increased Sign On Bonus - $1650 Ready to work for a leader in driver compensation? K...
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,...
TMC Transportation
Company Overview: Since 1972, when the first truckload was delivered to Des Moines from Chicago by TMC Transportation, we have been proud of our commitment to customer satisfaction. In the years...
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...
Koch Trucking Inc.
Looking for a company to call home? Come to Koch Trucking! Koch Companies is a privately held company founded by Stan Koch. We began serving customers in the mid 1950’s as a manufacturer’s...
Arnold Transportation Services
Company Driver Opportunities Available Arnold Transportation is proud to announce that we now offer ASSURANCE PAY, $1,000 ORIENTATION PAY, PAID VACATION & 401K! Since 1932, we’ve built our...
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...
Tri-National, Inc.
Our drivers achieve a premium Quality of Life through these aspects offered at TNi:    Best Home Time – Just tell us your projected availability so we can have a load ready when you come...
Waller Truck Co.
Waller Truck Co has been a family owned business since 1959. We are 100% Kenworth fleet and 100% dry van with 94% no touch freight. We have a free rider policy from day one. We do our best to get you...