South Dakota State Information

South Dakota Truck Driving Companies

South Dakota has a major influence on the trucking industry. In 2016, the South Dakota Trucking Association created the South Dakota Road Team to be state ambassadors of the industry PR Release, 2016).


Famous for the Mount Rushmore National Memorial, the Black Hills and black hills gold, the Corn Palace, and the Crazy Horse Memorial, not to mention the famous “Wall Drug store” you’ll see bumper stickers for, South Dakota has a unique beauty that will surprise you.

The state capital is Pierre, but Sioux Falls, Rapid City, Aderdeen are the largest cities. South Dakota is 77,047 square miles of pristine nature. South Dakota trucking companies are currently hiring.  Click on the links below to view more information about each company and send in your application.  These trucking jobs require a Class A CDL License.

Common Requirements and Career Outlook for Truckers in South Dakota

Must take driving test at third-party licensing station; no tests administered by state South Dakota Department of Public Safety

Endorsements: Tank vehicles, double/triple trailers, passenger, hazardous materials, and combination hazardous materials/tanker vehicles

Average heavy/tractor-trailer driving salary: $36,600 O*Net, 2016)

Average light/delivery driving salary: $28,200 O*Net, 2016)

Anticipated job growth for heavy truck drivers through 2022: 6% (O*Net, 2016)

Anticipated job growth for light truck drivers through 2022: 2% (O*Net, 2016)


If you’re ready to take the next step in your truck driving career, make your move now and check out South Dakota trucking companies.

Trucking Companies in South Dakota

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,...
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...
Barr-Nunn Transportation
Barr-Nunn Transportation In Business Since 1982.  100% Debt Free. Top Pay Certified Carrier for 13 Straight Years   Safe Drivers Earn More at Barr-Nunn…. A LOT More!   Barr-Nunn is...
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...