New York State Information

New York Truck Driving Companies
 
 
As a New York trucker, you may be in a great position to save money in coming years. State legislators hope to freeze toll rates for several years CCJ Digital, 2016).
 
If you are based in New York, there may be plenty of truck driving companies that you can work for as a company driver or owner-operator. These companies offer different benefits and have a range of positions available, allowing you to thoroughly weigh your options.
 
 New York has a robust interstate and intrastate transportation industry. According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, New York’s main interstate destinations are New Jersey, Vermont, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania. Truck drivers transport just about anything in New York, but many loads are made up of gravel, petroleum products, food products, and minerals.
 
 In fact, the type of load you transport may influence the salary you earn. Overall, the average salary for a New York truck driver is $43,400 per year (O*Net, 2015). The top 10% of drivers in New York earn more than $72,300 per year (O*Net, 2015).
 
 
 As you get your start in this field, don't forget how beneficial networking can be. Join a group like the New York State Motor Truck Association, as doing so can give you access to training events, networking opportunities, product discounts, and legislative updates.
Common Requirements and Career Outlook for Truckers in New York
•      Pass written test and get commercial learner permit; schedule skills test at least 14 days later New York State Department of Motor Vehicles
•      Endorsements: Hazardous materials, metal coil, tank vehicles, passenger transport, doubles/triples, tank/hazardous materials, and farm/hazardous materials
•      Average heavy/tractor-trailer driving salary: $43,400 O*Net, 2016)
•      Average light/delivery driving salary: $32,400 O*Net, 2016)
•      Anticipated job growth for heavy truck drivers through 2022: 9% (O*Net, 2016)
•      Anticipated job growth for light truck drivers through 2022: 6% (O*Net, 2016)
 

Take the next step in your career by applying for New York trucking jobs below.   

Trucking Companies in New York

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...
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...
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...
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...