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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Werner Enterprises - IL
Werner is seeking qualified Dry Van Owner-Operators in Illinois. New Pay Packages - Up to $10,000 Sign-on Bonuses available (available in certain areas) and accounts  available to get you home daily...
Posted 10 days ago
MinStar Transport - IL
Truckers, do you want to own your own ride? MinStar Transport, located in Eagan, MN,  is looking for OTR lease purchase owner-operators, including first time lease purchasers, for our special...
Posted 11 days ago
Werner Enterprises - IL
Werner is seeking qualified Dry Van Owner-Operators in Illinois. New Pay Packages - Up to $10,000 Sign-on Bonuses available (available in certain areas) and accounts  available to get you home daily...
Posted 7 days ago
Werner Enterprises - IL
Werner is seeking qualified Dry Bulk Owner-Operators in Illinois. New Pay Packages - Up to $10,000 Sign-on Bonuses available (available in certain areas) and accounts  available to get you home daily...
Posted 7 days ago
Werner Enterprises - IL
Werner is seeking qualified Dry Bulk Owner-Operators in Illinois. New Pay Packages - Up to $10,000 Sign-on Bonuses available (available in certain areas) and accounts  available to get you home daily...
Posted 10 days ago
J.B. Hunt - IL
Are you an Owner Operator looking for a carrier to partner with? JB Hunt continues to maintain and provide the best home time, discounts and maintenance programs in the industry. Call 8...
Posted 6 days ago
Crete Carrier - IL
Thank you for your interest in an owner operator Dry Van driving job in Illinois for Crete Carrier. At Crete Carrier, we admire the independent spirit. We understand that for us to succeed...
Posted 3 days ago
Interstate Distributor Co. - Chicago, IL
CDL-A OWNER OPERATOR + LEASE PURCHASE TRUCK DRIVERS CDL-A OWNER OPERATOR + LEASE PURCHASE TRUCK DRIVERS Announcing our NEW mobile app: DriverHub lets you manage loads,...
Posted 3 hours ago
Shaffer Trucking - Bloomington, IL
Experience the open road and earn Top Pay while doing it. Shaffer Trucking is currently hiring professional team drivers to join their national fleet. On this fleet, you will be...
Posted 14 days ago
Shaffer Trucking - Moline, IL
Experience the open road and earn Top Pay while doing it. Shaffer Trucking is currently hiring professional team drivers to join their national fleet. On this fleet, you will be...
Posted 14 days ago
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 7 days ago
Shaffer Trucking - Effingham, IL
Experience the open road and earn Top Pay while doing it. Shaffer Trucking is currently hiring professional team drivers to join their national fleet. On this fleet, you will be...
Posted 14 days ago
Shaffer Trucking - IL
Experience the open road and earn Top Pay while doing it. Shaffer Trucking is currently hiring professional team drivers to join their national fleet. On this fleet, you will be...
Posted 14 days ago
Shaffer Trucking - Bloomington, IL
Experience the open road and earn Top Pay while doing it. Shaffer Trucking is currently hiring over the road truck drivers to join their national fleet. On this fleet, you...
Posted 1 day ago
Shaffer Trucking - Effingham, IL
Experience the open road and earn Top Pay while doing it. Shaffer Trucking is currently hiring over the road truck drivers to join their national fleet. On this fleet, you...
Posted 1 day ago
Shaffer Trucking - Moline, IL
Experience the open road and earn Top Pay while doing it. Shaffer Trucking is currently hiring over the road truck drivers to join their national fleet. On this fleet, you...
Posted 1 day ago
Shaffer Trucking - IL
Apply now for an Owner-Operator job in Illinois at Shaffer Trucking.   Owner operators are the true entrepreneurs of trucking - investing their hard earned capital, assuming risk and working hard all...
Posted 3 days ago
Interstate Distributor Co. - Springfield, IL
CDL-A OWNER OPERATOR + LEASE PURCHASE TRUCK DRIVERS CDL-A OWNER OPERATOR + LEASE PURCHASE TRUCK DRIVERS Announcing our NEW mobile app: DriverHub lets you manage loads,...
Posted 3 hours ago
Interstate Distributor Co. - Champaign, IL
CDL-A OWNER OPERATOR + LEASE PURCHASE TRUCK DRIVERS CDL-A OWNER OPERATOR + LEASE PURCHASE TRUCK DRIVERS Announcing our NEW mobile app: DriverHub lets you manage loads,...
Posted 3 hours ago
J&R Schugel - IL
Compensation Carrier shall pay contractor on all dispatched miles according to PCMiler mileage product.Mileage pay will be as follows: Rate per Mile Loaded: 0 – 150 Miles:  $1.11/mile (Reefer/Dry Van) 151 – 250 Miles: ...
Posted 10 days ago
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