Ohio State Information

Ohio Truck Driving Companies
 
 
As this field grows, Ohio is taking steps to make sure its truck drivers are well-informed and ready for growth. In 2016, Ohio became the first state in the country to require human trafficking training for truck drivers WKYC, 2016).
The state of Ohio can be an excellent place for new or experienced truck drivers to settle down and build a long-term career. With this state’s strong agriculture, manufacturing, and construction industries, the need for truck drivers is likely to remain stable for some time. Quite a few of Ohio's trucking companies, listed below, have been affected by the truck driver shortage.
 
 If you are new to Ohio, you may want to get started by getting involved in the local trucking community. Joining the Ohio Trucking Association gives you the chance to meet up with other drivers, learn about relevant legislation, and get route updates.
 
 Your salary as a truck driver may fluctuate throughout your career, particularly if you stay with the same company and gain seniority. On average, truck drivers in Ohio earn $39,900 per year (O*Net, 2015). Some companies even offer bonuses to attract and retain new drivers.
 
 
 Companies in Ohio may ship within Ohio, throughout the Midwest, or even across the country. The states that Ohio commonly ships to include Michigan, Kentucky, and Indiana (Bureau of Transportation Statistics, 2015). Important exports for Ohio include base metal, mineral products, gasoline, coal, and scrap.
Common Requirements and Career Outlook for Truckers in Ohio
•      Commercial learner permit; may be restricted to specific vehicles, no passengers, and intrastate only State of Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles
•      Endorsements: Hazardous materials, double and triple trailers, passenger, tanker, and combination tanker/hazardous materials
•      Average heavy/tractor-trailer driving salary: $39,900 O*Net, 2016)
•      Average light/delivery driving salary: $27,800 O*Net, 2016)
•      Anticipated job growth for heavy truck drivers through 2022: 8% (O*Net, 2016)
•      Anticipated job growth for light truck drivers through 2022: 3% (O*Net, 2016)
 

The next step is up to you. Start exploring Ohio truck driving jobs below.

Trucking Companies in Ohio

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...
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...
Hogan Transportation
Hogan is one of the largest, fastest growing, and most respected transportation service providers in the US. Founded in 1918, and proudly celebrating over 100 successful years in business, we're a...
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...