North Carolina State Information

North Carolina Truck Driving Companies
 
 
North Carolina works hard to keep its trucking industry growing. In a big cost-saving move, some trucking companies have started to install solar power systems Triad Business Journal, 2016).
Regardless of whether you want a local, regional, or OTR job, you have a good chance of finding your next truck driving job in North Carolina. With the state's rural layout, there are quite a few local jobs that involve taking products to remote communities. Regional and OTR jobs give you the chance to drive to other states in the country.
 
 Salaries in North Carolina are affected by many different factors, including the type of truck you drive and how much experience you have. The median income for a North Carolina truck driver is $37,100 per year, according to O*Net (2015).
 
 Being flexible with your routes can help you explore a number of different jobs. In fact, North Carolina ships to many different states, primarily South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, and Tennessee (Bureau of Transportation Statistics, 2015). Natural materials are some of the biggest exports in North Carolina, with trucks often transporting loads of gravel, unprocessed wood, minerals, and natural sands.
 
It can be very helpful to learn about the trucking industry of your state from people who had spent years building their careers there. That’s why it may be helpful to join the North Carolina Trucking Association and network with some of the drivers and owners in your area.
Common Requirements and Career Outlook for Truckers in North Carolina
•      May get learner’s permit and keep for up to 180 days before taking skills test for CDL North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles
•      Endorsements: Air brakes, hazardous materials, tank vehicle, and doubles/triples
•      Average heavy/tractor-trailer driving salary: $37,100 per year O*Net, 2016)
•      Average light/delivery driving salary: $28,900 per year 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)
 

Discover what types of jobs are available in North Carolina with our list below. Contact employers or apply for jobs to learn more.

 

Trucking Companies in North Carolina

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...
Barr-Nunn Transportation
CLASS A CDL DRIVERS & TEAMS = Only 1 year of Experience Required. Solo trucks are primarily 2014-2016 Freightliner Cascadias and International ProStars. These positions offer fantastic benefits...
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...
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
          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...
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...
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 drives with respect -- like family! We...