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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Waller Truck Co., Inc. - IL
Currently seeking qualified OTR drivers with a minimum of 1.5 years experience with proof of completing truck driving school OR 2 years of recent experience without the completion of truck...
Posted 3 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 3 days ago
Hub Group Trucking - Summit Argo, IL
Owner Operator opportunities provide high-paying OTR miles for your truck driving business! Grow your Class A CDL truck driving business the way you want with OTR opportunities at Hub Group...
Posted 7 days ago
Hub Group Trucking - Summit Argo, IL
When it comes to treating trucking professionals’ right, nobody does it better than Hub Group Trucking. Our local opportunities let CDL-A business owners get home every night or every other...
Posted 7 days ago
JTL Carriers - Belvidere, IL
Our family oriented carrier is currently seeking a safe, reliable, class 'A' Owner-Operator for Midwest OTR in Belvidere, Illinois. Position is available immediately!  $1500 sign on bonus!! We are a carrier that realizes...
Posted 6 days ago
JTL Carriers - Bloomington, IL
Our family oriented carrier is currently seeking a safe, reliable, class 'A' Owner-Operator for Midwest OTR in Bloomington, Illinois. Position is available immediately!  $1500 sign on bonus!! We are a carrier that realizes...
Posted 6 days ago
JTL Carriers - Effingham, IL
Our family oriented carrier is currently seeking a safe, reliable, class 'A' Owner-Operator for Midwest OTR in Effingham, Illinois. Position is available immediately!  $1500 sign on bonus!! We are a carrier that realizes...
Posted 6 days ago
JTL Carriers - Rockford, IL
Our family oriented carrier is currently seeking a safe, reliable, class 'A' Owner-Operator for Midwest OTR in Rockford, Illinois. Position is available immediately!  $1500 sign on bonus!! We are a carrier that realizes...
Posted 6 days ago
JTL Carriers - Harvey, IL
Our family oriented carrier is currently seeking a safe, reliable, class 'A' Owner-Operator for Midwest OTR in Harvey, Illinois. Position is available immediately!  $1500 sign on bonus!! We are a carrier that realizes...
Posted 6 days ago
JTL Carriers - Chicago, IL
Our family oriented carrier is currently seeking a safe, reliable, class 'A' Owner-Operator for Midwest OTR in Chicago, Illinois. Position is available immediately!  $1500 sign on bonus!! We are a carrier that realizes...
Posted 6 days ago
JTL Carriers - Champaign, IL
Our family oriented carrier is currently seeking a safe, reliable, class 'A' Owner-Operator for Midwest OTR in Champaign, Illinois. Position is available immediately!  $1500 sign on bonus!! We are a carrier that realizes...
Posted 6 days ago
JTL Carriers - Orland Park, IL
Our family oriented carrier is currently seeking a safe, reliable, class 'A' Owner-Operator for Midwest OTR in Orland Park, Illinois. Position is available immediately!  $1500 sign on bonus!! We are a carrier that...
Posted 6 days ago
JTL Carriers - Waukegan, IL
Our family oriented carrier is currently seeking a safe, reliable, class 'A' Owner-Operator for Midwest OTR in Waukegan, Illinois. Position is available immediately!  $1500 sign on bonus!! We are a carrier that realizes...
Posted 6 days ago
JTL Carriers - Chicago, IL
Our family oriented carrier is currently seeking a safe, reliable, class 'A' Owner-Operator for Midwest OTR in Chicago, Illinois. Position is available immediately!  $1500 sign on bonus!! We are a carrier that realizes...
Posted 6 days ago
JTL Carriers - Waukegan, IL
Our family oriented carrier is currently seeking a safe, reliable, class 'A' Owner-Operator for Midwest OTR in Waukegan, Illinois. Position is available immediately!  $1500 sign on bonus!! We are a carrier that realizes...
Posted 6 days ago
JTL Carriers - Harvey, IL
Our family oriented carrier is currently seeking a safe, reliable, class 'A' Owner-Operator for Midwest OTR in Harvey, Illinois. Position is available immediately!  $1500 sign on bonus!! We are a carrier that realizes...
Posted 6 days ago
JTL Carriers - Orland Park, IL
Our family oriented carrier is currently seeking a safe, reliable, class 'A' Owner-Operator for Midwest OTR in Orland Park, Illinois. Position is available immediately!  $1500 sign on bonus!! We are a carrier that...
Posted 6 days ago
JTL Carriers - Rockford, IL
Our family oriented carrier is currently seeking a safe, reliable, class 'A' Owner-Operator for Midwest OTR in Rockford, Illinois. Position is available immediately!  $1500 sign on bonus!! We are a carrier that realizes...
Posted 6 days ago
JTL Carriers - Belvidere, IL
Our family oriented carrier is currently seeking a safe, reliable, class 'A' Owner-Operator for Midwest OTR in Belvidere, Illinois. Position is available immediately!  $1500 sign on bonus!! We are a carrier that realizes...
Posted 6 days ago
JTL Carriers - Effingham, IL
Our family oriented carrier is currently seeking a safe, reliable, class 'A' Owner-Operator for Midwest OTR in Effingham, Illinois. Position is available immediately!  $1500 sign on bonus!! We are a carrier that realizes...
Posted 6 days ago
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