Washington Truck Driving Companies
There’s lots to gain from a trucking career in Washington. In 2016, Washington was ranked the second best state in the country for truck drivers Press Enterprise, 2016).
With a population of just over six million people largely concentrated in the Seattle-Tacoma areas, Washington is a state of serene beauty both in its metropolitan and rural areas. Seattle is the largest city in Washington and the capital, Olympia is located just to the south.
Mount St. Helens, site of the latest volcanic eruption to happen in the US, finds its home in Washington as well. Beautiful pristine views of Mount Ranier and the snow country of the Cascade Mountain Ranges are a few favorite areas for travelers and locals alike. Washington trucking companies are looking to hire for trucking jobs and owner operator positions right now. These trucking jobs require a Class A CDL License.
Common Requirements and Career Outlook for Truckers in Washington
• Must have training certificate from approved school before getting first CDL Washington State Department of Licensing
• Endorsements: Passenger, double/triple trailers, tank, hazardous materials, and combination tank/hazardous materials
• Average heavy/tractor-trailer driving salary: $42,300 O*Net, 2016)
• Average light/delivery driving salary: $33,000 O*Net, 2016)
• Anticipated job growth for heavy truck drivers through 2022: 17% (O*Net, 2016)
• Anticipated job growth for light truck drivers through 2022: 10% (O*Net, 2016)
Check out jobs that are relevant to your license class and endorsements below. Then, start applying for Washington truck driving jobs to advance your career.