North Carolina State Information

North Carolina Truck Driving Companies
North Carolina works hard to keep its trucking industry growing. In a big cost-saving move, some trucking companies have started to install solar power systems Triad Business Journal, 2016).
Regardless of whether you want a local, regional, or OTR job, you have a good chance of finding your next truck driving job in North Carolina. With the state's rural layout, there are quite a few local jobs that involve taking products to remote communities. Regional and OTR jobs give you the chance to drive to other states in the country.
 Salaries in North Carolina are affected by many different factors, including the type of truck you drive and how much experience you have. The median income for a North Carolina truck driver is $37,100 per year, according to O*Net (2015).
 Being flexible with your routes can help you explore a number of different jobs. In fact, North Carolina ships to many different states, primarily South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, and Tennessee (Bureau of Transportation Statistics, 2015). Natural materials are some of the biggest exports in North Carolina, with trucks often transporting loads of gravel, unprocessed wood, minerals, and natural sands.
It can be very helpful to learn about the trucking industry of your state from people who had spent years building their careers there. That’s why it may be helpful to join the North Carolina Trucking Association and network with some of the drivers and owners in your area.
Common Requirements and Career Outlook for Truckers in North Carolina
•      May get learner’s permit and keep for up to 180 days before taking skills test for CDL North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles
•      Endorsements: Air brakes, hazardous materials, tank vehicle, and doubles/triples
•      Average heavy/tractor-trailer driving salary: $37,100 per year O*Net, 2016)
•      Average light/delivery driving salary: $28,900 per year 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)

Discover what types of jobs are available in North Carolina with our list below. Contact employers or apply for jobs to learn more.


Trucking Companies in North Carolina

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...
CEVA Logistics
CEVA provides world-class supply chain solutions for large and medium-size national and multinational companies across the globe. As an industry leader, CEVA offers customers complete supply chain...
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...
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...
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 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...