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...
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,...
CRST Expedited
Experience The Power To Life Change with CRST We have opportunities that suit your experience with the pay, benefits, home time, and freight to match. Apply now.  Why Drive With CRST?  You...
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...
Mesilla Valley Transportation (MVT)
Mesilla Valley is hiring experienced CDL-A Drivers in your area! Earn up to $.42 CPM with consistent freight, weekly pay and regular home time. No matter which route you choose, you can run well and...
Schneider
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...