Illinois State Information

Truck Driving Jobs in Illinois

Thanks to its prominent location in the Midwest, Illinois has a large trucking industry. In Illinois, 70% of communities rely exclusively on truck drivers for their shipments and trucking is responsible for 1 out of 18 jobs (Illinois Times, 2016).

Illinois is a leader in the transport business. There are many reputable companies with open trucking jobs throughout Illinois who are eager to find experienced and dedicated truck drivers to work for them. Most of these trucking companies have competitive wages that are available to their drivers, as well as benefit packages.

Get involved in the trucking community of Illinois and start applying for Illinois trucking jobs below.

Common Requirements and Career Outlook for Truckers in Illinois
•    Get Commercial Learner’s Permit and pass skills test after practicing your driving skills (CyberDrive Illinois)
•    Endorsements: Combination vehicle, passenger, double/triple trailer, hazardous materials, tank, and combined tank/hazardous materials
•    Average IL heavy/tractor-trailer driving salary: $42,400 (O*Net, 2016)
•    Average light/delivery driving salary in IL: $32,100 (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)

To learn more about these Illinois trucking companies simply click on the company profile from the links below.  Of course, most truck driving jobs require a Class A CDL License, so keep that in mind as you search. 

 

Trucking Companies in Illinois

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...
Melton Truck Lines
Based out of Tulsa, OK, Melton Truck Lines is known for treating its drivers like family. Melton has been running more than 66 years with a reputation of excellence and stability in the trucking...
Covenant Transport
Largest pay increase EVER! Effective January 4, 2021, Covenant will raise the base linehaul team driver pay rate by an average of 9 cents per mile across all driver types. The...
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...
CRST Asset Light
CRST is one of the nation’s largest transportation companies with revenues of $1.4 billion and more than 5,000 employees and contractors nationwide. Through all of our operating companies, we provide...
CRST Dedicated East
  Home Time, Great Pay and Opportunities Why drive CRST Dedicated? There are a lot of reasons. These are high paying trucking jobs with guaranteed home time, great pay, health insurance and...
CRST Driving Academy
          Whether you need a permit or are looking for a school, CRST can help!  Come to CRST and train to be a Class A CDL team driver and embark on a fulfilling...
CRST Recent Grad
Decide Your Destiny Do you have your Class A CDL? Are you looking for experience? CRST is hiring Recent Truck Driving School Graduates! When you drive for us, you get the freedom to decide your...
Dart Transit
Since 1934, the Dart Network has provided industry-leading expertise in trucking and logistics. Our family-owned and operated business is one of the largest truckload carriers in the United States....
Decker Truck Line
Decker Truck Line, Inc. has been a family-owned and operated company since 1931. Located in the American Heartland, Fort Dodge, Iowa, Decker is built on strong Midwestern values. Decker’s reputation...
E.W. Wylie
Why Wylie? At E.W. Wylie, what drives you drives us. We strive to provide the best experience possible for our drivers, including top-notch equipment, dependable hometime and plenty of miles to keep...
K & B Transportation
K&B Transportation understands we are all out here for a paycheck! That is why the majority of our drivers either enjoy guaranteed miles or salaried pay! Both options offer drivers a minimum...
Landair Transport
Founded in 1981, Landair is a an agile, asset-based 3PL that provides customized logistics solutions to its diverse customer base. With more than 1,300 employees, including an experienced team of...
Paschall Truck Lines, Inc.
Founded in 1937 as a family-owned and operated transportation provider, Paschall Truck Lines has since grown from its Kentucky roots, expanding terminal locations to seven major cities throughout the...
Schneider
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...
TransLand
TransLand is based in Springfield, Missouri and specializes in full truckload and logistics services. We offer long haul, short haul and flatbed truck services throughout the continental United...