South Dakota State Information

South Dakota Truck Driving Companies

South Dakota has a major influence on the trucking industry. In 2016, the South Dakota Trucking Association created the South Dakota Road Team to be state ambassadors of the industry PR Release, 2016).


Famous for the Mount Rushmore National Memorial, the Black Hills and black hills gold, the Corn Palace, and the Crazy Horse Memorial, not to mention the famous “Wall Drug store” you’ll see bumper stickers for, South Dakota has a unique beauty that will surprise you.

The state capital is Pierre, but Sioux Falls, Rapid City, Aderdeen are the largest cities. South Dakota is 77,047 square miles of pristine nature. South Dakota trucking companies are currently hiring.  Click on the links below to view more information about each company and send in your application.  These trucking jobs require a Class A CDL License.

Common Requirements and Career Outlook for Truckers in South Dakota

Must take driving test at third-party licensing station; no tests administered by state South Dakota Department of Public Safety

Endorsements: Tank vehicles, double/triple trailers, passenger, hazardous materials, and combination hazardous materials/tanker vehicles

Average heavy/tractor-trailer driving salary: $36,600 O*Net, 2016)

Average light/delivery driving salary: $28,200 O*Net, 2016)

Anticipated job growth for heavy truck drivers through 2022: 6% (O*Net, 2016)

Anticipated job growth for light truck drivers through 2022: 2% (O*Net, 2016)


If you’re ready to take the next step in your truck driving career, make your move now and check out South Dakota trucking companies.

Trucking Companies in South Dakota

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 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...
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 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...