New York State Information

New York Truck Driving Companies
 
 
As a New York trucker, you may be in a great position to save money in coming years. State legislators hope to freeze toll rates for several years CCJ Digital, 2016).
 
If you are based in New York, there may be plenty of truck driving companies that you can work for as a company driver or owner-operator. These companies offer different benefits and have a range of positions available, allowing you to thoroughly weigh your options.
 
 New York has a robust interstate and intrastate transportation industry. According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, New York’s main interstate destinations are New Jersey, Vermont, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania. Truck drivers transport just about anything in New York, but many loads are made up of gravel, petroleum products, food products, and minerals.
 
 In fact, the type of load you transport may influence the salary you earn. Overall, the average salary for a New York truck driver is $43,400 per year (O*Net, 2015). The top 10% of drivers in New York earn more than $72,300 per year (O*Net, 2015).
 
 
 As you get your start in this field, don't forget how beneficial networking can be. Join a group like the New York State Motor Truck Association, as doing so can give you access to training events, networking opportunities, product discounts, and legislative updates.
Common Requirements and Career Outlook for Truckers in New York
•      Pass written test and get commercial learner permit; schedule skills test at least 14 days later New York State Department of Motor Vehicles
•      Endorsements: Hazardous materials, metal coil, tank vehicles, passenger transport, doubles/triples, tank/hazardous materials, and farm/hazardous materials
•      Average heavy/tractor-trailer driving salary: $43,400 O*Net, 2016)
•      Average light/delivery driving salary: $32,400 O*Net, 2016)
•      Anticipated job growth for heavy truck drivers through 2022: 9% (O*Net, 2016)
•      Anticipated job growth for light truck drivers through 2022: 6% (O*Net, 2016)
 

Take the next step in your career by applying for New York trucking jobs below.   

Trucking Companies in New York

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...
Knight Transportation
Refrigerated and Dry Van Company Truck Drivers Needed Near You!  IT'S NOT A JOB, IT'S A CALLING Rooted in the humble, yet strong beginnings of a working American family, Knight Transportation...
Melton Truck Lines
Be a part of our winning team! Company History:We are a driver-friendly carrier with top pay and benefits! Who We Are: Melton Truck Lines is an irregular flatbed carrier that serves the United States...
Western Express
CDL A Truck Drivers - Great Pay Package and Home Time. No Experience Necessary!   Free DIRECTV in the Newest Trucks! Join Today!   Don't Wait! 888-980-0053   Wanted OTR Van...
USA Truck
          Here at USA Truck we provide transportation and logistics services throughout the continental United States, Mexico, and Canada, and have done so for over 30 years...
CRST Expedited
Start Here, Stay Here.   Call for details! 866-476-0349     Recent Graduates - Tuition Reimbursement! Experienced - Earn more as a Lead Driver and Train your own partner! Students -...
Class A Recruiting
Company Overview: Class A Recruiting combines years of experience from having hired hundreds of drivers for the top company’s in the industry. Whatever the driver's needs are, we do our best to help...
JLE Industries
  We invest in our people more so than any other transport company. We treat our drivers right and we have one of the industry's lowest driver turn over rate which says all you need to know of...
Leading Transportation Solutions
Company Information Over the past decade Leading Transport Solutions' highest priority has been creatively serving our customers. Building on the core values of our founder and the commitment and...
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...
TransAm Trucking Inc.
Company Overview: Want to know one of the top reasons drivers join our team? Because they are referred by current TransAm drivers who know that we treat our drivers with respect -- like family! We...