Oregon State Information

Oregon Truck Driving Companies
 
 
Oregon serves as a progressive voice in the trucking industry. They have decided to focus on renewable natural gas, and sales have doubled due to the need for clean energy Trucking Info, 2016).
 
In the state of Oregon, quite a few diverse industries utilize the services of truck drivers. Because of this, there are numerous trucking companies that serve different industries. If you are looking for your next Oregon truck driving job, start by looking into local companies.
 
 Oregon employs many truck drivers, which means that there is a wide range of salaries reported in this region. However, the statewide average for those driving tractor-trailers is $38,600 per year (O*Net, 2015). You may be able to earn more if you have experience, in-demand endorsements, or seniority.
 
 As is the case with most states, most of Oregon's shipments stay in Oregon. The Bureau of Transportation Statistics reports that other Oregon shipping destinations include Washington, California, and Idaho. Of course, different companies ship various items, but the most commonly transported items include logs, wood products, gravel, and gasoline.
 
 
Oregon truck drivers have many professional resources at their disposal. One of the main resources in this state is the Oregon Trucking Association, which serves as a legislative voice for truck drivers. Members can attend networking events, pursue ongoing training, and learn about industrywide changes and how they affect truck drivers.
 
Common Requirements and Career Outlook for Truckers in Oregon
•      Get CLP, self-certify the type of driving you do, pass written tests, and pass skills tests  Oregon Division of Motor Vehicles
•      Endorsements: Passenger, hazardous materials, doubles/triples, tank, and air brakes
•      Average heavy/tractor-trailer driving salary: $38,600 O*Net, 2016)
•      Average light/delivery driving salary: $30,100 O*Net, 2016)
•      Anticipated job growth for heavy truck drivers through 2022: 16% (O*Net, 2016)
•      Anticipated job growth for light truck drivers through 2022: 11% (O*Net, 2016)
 

Ready to find out how you can use your CDL in Oregon? Check out what employers have to offer with our list of Oregon truck driving jobs.

Trucking Companies in Oregon

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...
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 Transportation Solutions
  CRST Transportation Solutions is one of the largest West-coast based transportation logistics corporations in North America servicing more than a dozen Fortune 500 companies. With an...
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...
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...