Truck Driving Jobs in Alabama

Truck driving jobs in Alabama are rewarding, pay generously, and offer a chance to hit the open road and see an abundance of beautiful landmarks. The spate of industrialization recently has increased the demand for truck driving jobs in Alabama and employment opportunities are expected to grow at least 20% in the coming years. While on the road, there is a lot of spectacular sightseeing to be seen in Alabama. Depending where you travel within the state keep a look out for the notable Noccalula Falls, high Cheaha Mountains, amazing Aldridge Gardens, and breath taking Dauphin Island. Working as a company driver is perfect for drivers who are fresh out of school. As a company truck driver, you truly get to experience all aspects of the truck driving job industry. This is the time to get your feet wet and try different aspects of the trucking industry to see which one is right for you. Companies throughout the country are always looking for dry van, dry bulk, and reefer drivers; no matter how bad the economy gets there will always be loads that need to be delivered.

What to expect in a Alabama driving job

The average salary for a Alabama driver job is anywhere from $40,000 to $70,000 depending on the type of driving, experience, and endorsements. Company drivers, unlike owner operators, have the option to work a local, regional, or over-the-road run. Larger truck driving company jobs also give drivers the flexibility to switch their type of run if need be. For example, a driver has been doing local runs for a few years but is ready to go over-the-road; that driver just needs to apply for the position, they do not need to seek employment elsewhere. Truck driving jobs offer great benefits for not only yourself but also your family such as: 401K, paid vacations, notable insurance, and a certain level of job freedom. The field of truck driving is a job that will grow in demand over the next decade as the demand heightens for transported goods as our economy boosts.

While searching for a truck driving jobs in Alabama, be aware that the background checks can be very time consuming. Previous employment has to be verified along with your driving record from the Bureau of Motor Vehicles. In addition, each company you worked for has to provide a DOT report from either human resources or the safety department. Companies looking to hire drivers also need to be aware that they will most likely have to undergo a physical exam prior to their start date.

Benefits of a truck-driving career include:

  • You pick your route; local, regional, or over-the-road
  • Working with a company provides steady work; owner operators may have to wait on contracts
  • If there are certifications or endorsements needed, sometimes a company will pay for it
  • Being a company driver means you are eligible for bonuses
  • You are not financially responsible for repairs and maintenance to the truck

Types of Endorsements

In order to land a truck-driving job in Alabama, you must begin by training to get your CDL. Truck driving training can be done in as short as 4-6 weeks. Depending on what kind of company driver job you want, 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

Keep in mind that other certifications may be necessary to haul certain items.

Helpful Links

If you have specific questions, call your states Department of Transportation or visit their website. Here are a few other helpful links for CDL and other information:

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Werner Enterprises - AL
Werner is seeking qualified Dry Van Company Drivers in Alabama. New Pay Packages - Sign-on Bonuses available (on select accounts) and accounts  available to get you home daily or weekly!   Wear Blue...
Posted 3 days ago
CRST Dedicated Services, Inc. - Decatur, AL
Class A CDL Teams needed for round trip dedicated lanes with weekly home time. 100% no touch freight and 100% drop and hook. Comprehensive benefit package and 401(k) offered with benefits...
Posted 3 days ago
Shaffer Trucking - AL
Experience the open road and earn Top Pay while doing it. Shaffer Trucking is currently hiring over the road Dry Van truck drivers to join their national fleet in Alabama....
Posted 3 days ago
J.B. Hunt - AL
We Have The Best OTR Job In The OTR Business! J.B. Hunt, one of America’s leading trucking companies, is now hiring truck drivers in Alabama! Only 3 months of recent tractor...
Posted 2 days ago
Heartland Express - Hoover, AL
South Central Regional Position Home Time: Home 3 out of 4 weekends Average Miles: 2,000-2,200 Running Area: black border around map Pay Scale: Experience w/o Hazmat w/ Hazmat 1yr $0.39 $0.40 3yrs $0.41 $0.42 5yrs $0.42 $0.43 7yrs $0.43 $0.44 10yrs $0.445 $0.455 We offer a wide range of Benefits: Safety Bonus $.01-$.03 Annual Pay Increase for the...
Posted 3 days ago
Swift Transportation - AL
CDL Drivers: Join Swift Transportation today! No Gimmicks, No Contracts, No Run-Around. Just open road and a career path you can meet head-on. At Swift we have a proud culture of...
Posted 4 days ago
Swift Transportation - AL
CDL Drivers: Join Swift Transportation today! No Gimmicks, No Contracts, No Run-Around. Just open road and a career path you can meet head-on. At Swift we have a proud culture of...
Posted 2 days ago
TMC Transportation - AL
TMC Transportation, an Employee Owned company, is the industry’s premier flatbed carrier with over 40 years in the industry. Drivers with our company are proud of our signature late model,...
Posted 3 days ago
Argos USA LLC - AL
Argos seeks qualified A&B CDL drivers! Driver Advantages: No Overnight Travel Industry Leading Wages Paid Weekly Full Benefits Packages 401k Retirement Plan with Company Contribution Paid Training Build your new career with Argos as we strengthen the
Posted 5 days ago
Argos USA LLC - AL
Argos seeks qualified A&B CDL drivers! Driver Advantages: No Overnight Travel Industry Leading Wages Paid Weekly Full Benefits Packages 401k Retirement Plan with Company Contribution Paid Training Build your new career with Argos as we strengthen the
Posted 5 days ago
Argos USA LLC - AL
Argos seeks qualified A&B CDL drivers! Driver Advantages: No Overnight Travel Industry Leading Wages Paid Weekly Full Benefits Packages 401k Retirement Plan with Company Contribution Paid Training Build your new career with Argos as we strengthen the
Posted 5 days ago
deBoer Transportation - Birmingham, AL
FOR A LIMITED TIME: Great Sign-On Bonus to kick off your career with deBoer in 2017! As a full-service dry van carrier headquartered in Blenker, Wisconsin, deBoer Transportation understands that...
Posted 4 days ago
deBoer Transportation - Livingston, AL
FOR A LIMITED TIME: Great Sign-On Bonus to kick off your career with deBoer in 2017! As a full-service dry van carrier headquartered in Blenker, Wisconsin, deBoer Transportation understands that...
Posted 4 days ago
deBoer Transportation - Anniston, AL
FOR A LIMITED TIME: Great Sign-On Bonus to kick off your career with deBoer in 2017! As a full-service dry van carrier headquartered in Blenker, Wisconsin, deBoer Transportation understands that...
Posted 4 days ago
Morristown Driver's Service, Inc - AL
Employee InformationOur pay rates are as follows:Solo pay - Dry Van and Refrigerated: Earn up to 51 CPM  Northeast Pay Incentive: 4 CPM  Mileage Bonus: 5 CPM  Sign-On Bonus: $1,100 Dedicate Team Pay: $925 Per Week Regular Team...
Posted 5 days ago
Morristown Driver's Service, Inc - AL
Employee InformationOur pay rates are as follows:Solo pay - Dry Van and Refrigerated: Earn up to 51 CPM  Northeast Pay Incentive: 4 CPM  Mileage Bonus: 5 CPM  Sign-On Bonus: $1,100 Dedicate Team Pay: $925 Per Week Regular Team...
Posted 2 days ago
Morristown Driver's Service, Inc - AL
Employee InformationOur pay rates are as follows:Solo pay - Dry Van and Refrigerated: Earn up to 51 CPM  Northeast Pay Incentive: 4 CPM  Mileage Bonus: 5 CPM  Sign-On Bonus: $1,100 Dedicate Team Pay: $925 Per Week Regular Team...
Posted 6 days ago
Morristown Driver's Service, Inc - AL
Guarantee salary team pay.  Team must be available for TRI-STATE Expedited dispatch for a minimum of 12 consecutive days.  The first day of dispatch will begin on Monday 8:00 a.m....
Posted 5 days ago
C.R. England - Akron, AL
Hiring CDL-A Truck Drivers immediately! At C.R. England, You Choose Your Lane, You Choose Your Position, and You Get ALL the Benefits! We're seeking truck drivers that have a safe
Posted 21 hours ago
Heartland Express - Auburn, AL
Southeast Regional Position Home Time: Home 3 out of 4 weekends Average Miles: 2,000-2,200 Running Area: black boarder around map Pay Scale: Experience w/o Hazmat w/ Hazmat 1yr $0.40 $0.41 3yrs $0.41 $0.42 5yrs $0.42 $0.43 7yrs $0.43 $0.44 10yrs $0.445 $0.455 We offer a wide range of Benefits: Safety Bonus $.01-$.03 Annual Pay Increase for the Next...
Posted 3 days ago
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