West Virginia Truck Driving Companies
The trucking industry of West Virginia is in a period of serious growth. The West Virginia Trucking Association recently decided to open a new career portal because of the driver shortage MetroNews, 2016).
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Major West Virginia industries produce corn, dairy, fruit, hay, tobacco, coal, sand and gravel. West Virginia trucking companies are now hiring truck drivers and owner operators like you. These trucking jobs require a Class A CDL License.
Common Requirements and Career Outlook for Truckers in West Virginia
• Must apply for learner’s permit and hold it for 14 days before applying for CDL West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles
• Endorsements: Tank, hazardous materials, combination tank/hazardous materials, passenger, and doubles/triples
• Average heavy/tractor-trailer driving salary: $35,100 O*Net, 2016)
• Average light/delivery driving salary: $25,300 O*Net, 2016)
• Anticipated job growth for heavy truck drivers through 2022: Data unavailable (O*Net, 2016)
• Anticipated job growth for light truck drivers through 2022: Data unavailable (O*Net, 2016)