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...
Melton Truck Lines
Based out of Tulsa, OK, Melton Truck Lines is known for treating its drivers like family. Melton has been running more than 66 years with a reputation of excellence and stability in the trucking...
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,...
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
Since 1932, we’ve built our reputation on delivering regional freight. When the world of trucking was coast-to-coast, we were regional. When the world kept Drivers on the road for weeks, we were...
K & B Transportation
K&B Transportation understands we are all out here for a paycheck! That is why the majority of our drivers either enjoy guaranteed miles or salaried pay! Both options offer drivers a minimum...
Schneider is a leading transportation and logistics services company providing a broad portfolio of premier truckload, intermodal and logistics solutions and operating one of the largest for-hire...