Owner Operator Jobs In Illinois

Owning your own business can be an amazing experience. With owner operator jobs in Illinois you get to make your own hours, travel locally or over-the-road, and you get the additional bonus of an unlimited earning potential. The trucking industry is set to grow at least 20% over the next few years and owner operators have an average salary of $100,000 per year. As an owner operator you get to decide what kind of truck you want to drive. You could drive flatbed, tanker, reefer, and dry van just to name a few! Haul what you want, where you want. The possibilities are endless!

What to Expect as an Owner Operator in Illinois

There are many responsibilities that come with having a career as an owner operator. You have to make sure you have the proper endorsements, insurances, and stay up to date on laws and regulations. Staying current on safety training is also a major component to being an owner operator in Illinois. You’ll need to do your homework when looking into different driving options. Also, be prepared financially to make sudden repairs on your equipment; the longer you’re rig is on the sidelines 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 Illinois:

  • You are your own boss!
  • You can make your own schedule
  • You decide what and where you drive
  • Unlimited income potential
  • It’s a great way to travel across the country

Types of Endorsements

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:

  • HAZMAT (Hazardous Materials Endorsement)
  • Doubles/Triples Endorsement
  • Tanker Endorsement
  • Air Brake Endorsement

Helpful Links

If you have specific questions, call your states Department of Transportation or visit their website. Here is a helpful link for CDL information:

If you want the financial freedom and professional independence you know you deserve, then start your new career as an owner operator today!

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LTI Trucking Services - IL
Whether you’re a company driver or owner operator, solo or team, experienced or new, we have the right fleet and personalized fleet manager for you. Do you want miles or...
Posted 2 days ago
Forward Air Transportation Services - Wheaton, IL
Job Description:  TLS (Truckload Services) is not your ordinary truckload service provider. As a TLS Team Owner Operator, you will handle capacity on-demand expedited shipments for our extensive network of customers...
Posted 2 days ago
Forward Air Transportation Services - Loves park, IL
Job Description:  TLS (Truckload Services) is not your ordinary truckload service provider. As a TLS Team Owner Operator, you will handle capacity on-demand expedited shipments for our extensive network of customers...
Posted 2 days ago
Forward Air Transportation Services - Evanston, IL
Job Description:  TLS (Truckload Services) is not your ordinary truckload service provider. As a TLS Team Owner Operator, you will handle capacity on-demand expedited shipments for our extensive network of customers...
Posted 2 days ago
Forward Air Transportation Services - Des plaines, IL
Job Description:  TLS (Truckload Services) is not your ordinary truckload service provider. As a TLS Team Owner Operator, you will handle capacity on-demand expedited shipments for our extensive network of customers...
Posted 2 days ago
Forward Air Transportation Services - Loves park, IL
Job Description:  TLS (Truckload Services) is not your ordinary truckload service provider. As a TLS Owner Operator, you will handle capacity on-demand expedited shipments for our extensive network of customers throughout...
Posted 2 days ago
Forward Air Transportation Services - Elgin, IL
Job Description:  TLS (Truckload Services) is not your ordinary truckload service provider. As a TLS Owner Operator, you will handle capacity on-demand expedited shipments for our extensive network of customers throughout...
Posted 2 days ago
Forward Air Transportation Services - Chicago, IL
Job Description:  TLS (Truckload Services) is not your ordinary truckload service provider. As a TLS Owner Operator, you will handle capacity on-demand expedited shipments for our extensive network of customers throughout...
Posted 2 days ago
Forward Air Transportation Services - Belvidere, IL
Job Description:  TLS (Truckload Services) is not your ordinary truckload service provider. As a TLS Owner Operator, you will handle capacity on-demand expedited shipments for our extensive network of customers throughout...
Posted 2 days ago
Forward Air Transportation Services - Elgin, IL
Job Description:  The foundation product for Forward Air is our Less than Truckload (LTL) service, offering highly reliable transit and on-time, damage free deliveries between 87 cities and 93 terminal locations...
Posted 2 days ago
Forward Air Transportation Services - Chicago, IL
Job Description:  The foundation product for Forward Air is our Less than Truckload (LTL) service, offering highly reliable transit and on-time, damage free deliveries between 87 cities and 93 terminal locations...
Posted 2 days ago
Forward Air Transportation Services - Belvidere, IL
Job Description:  The foundation product for Forward Air is our Less than Truckload (LTL) service, offering highly reliable transit and on-time, damage free deliveries between 87 cities and 93 terminal locations...
Posted 2 days ago
Forward Air Transportation Services - Elgin, IL
Job Description:  The foundation product for Forward Air is our Less than Truckload (LTL) service, offering highly reliable transit and on-time, damage free deliveries between 87 cities and 93 terminal locations...
Posted 2 days ago
Forward Air Transportation Services - Chicago, IL
Job Description:  The foundation product for Forward Air is our Less than Truckload (LTL) service, offering highly reliable transit and on-time, damage free deliveries between 87 cities and 93 terminal locations...
Posted 2 days ago
LTI Trucking Services - IL
Whether you’re a company driver or owner operator, solo or team, experienced or new, we have the right fleet and personalized fleet manager for you. Do you want miles or...
Posted 2 days ago
CRST Expedited - IL
Start Here, Stay Here. At CRST Expedited, we’ve got the freight and pay package your team needs. What else? Call for details! 866-230-4174 Lease Purchase Also Available: 866-308-7316 High Miles – High Pay! Lead Drivers...
Posted 1 day ago
CRST Expedited - IL
Start Here, Stay Here. At CRST Expedited, we’ve got the freight and pay package your team needs. What else? Call for details! 866-230-4174 Lease Purchase Also Available: 866-308-7316 High Miles – High Pay! Lead Drivers...
Posted 1 day ago
CRST Expedited - IL
Start Here, Stay Here.  Recent Graduates - Tuition Reimbursement! Experienced - Earn more as a Lead Driver and Train your own partner! Students - Sponsored Class CDL A with job placement! Military Veterans -...
Posted 19 hours ago
CRST Expedited - IL
Start Here, Stay Here.  Recent Graduates - Tuition Reimbursement! Experienced - Earn more as a Lead Driver and Train your own partner! Students - Sponsored Class CDL A with job placement! Military Veterans -...
Posted 19 hours ago
Forward Air Transportation Services - Chicago, IL
Job Description:  The foundation product for Forward Air is our Less than Truckload (LTL) service, offering highly reliable transit and on-time, damage free deliveries between 87 cities and 93 terminal locations...
Posted 3 days ago
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