Heavy/Tractor-Trailor Truck Driver

By: Erik Theusch

Career Goal

I want to be an accident free truck-driver who makes a steady income.

Training

Most receive 4-8 months of training. A CDL is required.

Program Admission/Coursework/Related Programs

You need your original drivers license and need to be +18 years old. The training you receive to get your CDL teaches you how to properly operate a large truck and trailer. Some truckers start at lower paying companies and work their way up.

Career Wages and Outlook

Low-end= $11.20

Median= $16.90

High End= $30.00

Wages vary (some companies may pay by the load i.e. Staples Oil)

Growth rate= 7.1%

Works Cited

"Staples Truck and Tank." N.p., n.d. Web.

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"Staples Oil Co. Inc. - Home - Staples Enterprises." Staples Oil Co. Inc. - Home - Staples Enterprises. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Mar. 2016.

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