Running your own business as an owner operator can be an amazing experience. Owner operator jobs in Colorado allow you to make your own hours, you can travel locally or over-the-road, and you get the added bonus of an unlimited earning potential. The trucking industry is set to grow at least 20% over the next few years and the owner operator has an average salary of $100,000 per year. In addition, as an owner operator you get to decide what kind of truck you want to drive. You can drive flatbed, tanker, reefer, and dry van, to name a few! You can haul what you want, where you want. The possibilities are endless!
There are many responsibilities that come with being an owner operator in Colorado. You have to make sure you have the proper endorsements, insurances, and stay up to date on all laws and regulations. Staying current on safety training is also a major component to being an owner operator. You want to do your research when you are looking into different driving options. Since you are the boss be prepared to work long hours on a regular basis. Also, be ready financially to make sudden repairs on your equipment; the longer you’re not on the road the less money you will make.
Benefits of an Owner Operator
Here are just a few of the many benefits that come with being an owner operator in Colorado:
Depending on what kind of owner operator you want to be, you may need more than just your CDL. Here is a list of common endorsements:
If you have specific questions, call your states Department of Transportation or visit their website. For CDL information:
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