Washington Trucking Jobs

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There are many exciting trucking jobs throughout Washington. If you enjoy driving in the mountains and exploring the roads of the Pacific Northwest, you may find this job to be ideal for the long-term. With a CDL and some driving experience, you can qualify for many jobs that are out there.

Salary and Career Outlook

There are nearly 27,000 professional heavy haul drivers in the state who help to move the freight.  This includes Class A and B licensed drivers.  Average earnings in the state are higher than the national average at $41,870.  Data from BLS.gov.

You want to explore the different opportunities throughout the state. With so many industries hiring truckers and them all offering different benefits, you want to find out who is offering what so you can find a job that you are excited to go to each and every day.

The growth for truck drivers is faster than many career fields. The Bureau of Labor Statistics says that 21 percent more jobs will be available in the next 10 years. As many companies are looking to get rid of their fleets, many of these careers are for owner/operator truckers as well.

Important Laws and Regulations in Washington

There are many important laws and regulations for truck drivers to know about in Washington.

Washington state takes their laws very seriously. A commercial driver’s license can be revoked for many reasons including leaving a gas station without paying for fuel, refusing to be tested for drugs or alcohol, or leaving the scene of an accident that you were involved in.

You will also need to equip your truck with snow tires or chains in the wintertime when weather requires it. Particularly along some of the routes in the mountains, you will need snow tires in order to be permitted on those roads. There are usually pull-off areas that will allow you to put chains on your tires before entering those roads in the winter.

You may also view our listing of Trucking Driving Schools in Washington to find a CDL school near you.

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