Truck Driving Jobs in New Mexico

Truck driving job demands in New Mexico will increase over the next decade as the demand also grows for transported goods as our economy boosts. Being a truck driver in is extremely rewarding and allows you to experience a lot of variety in your work while making great money at the same time. While seeking a truck-driving job in New Mexico keep in mind being able to visit cool places such as the White Sands National Monument, Carlsbad Cavern National Park, and Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta! Trucking companies across the country are constantly searching for dry van, dry bulk, and reefer drivers; no matter how bad the economy, there will always be loads that need to be delivered!

What to expect in a New Mexico company-driving job

Be aware that the background checks can be very time consuming. Previous employment needs to be verified along with your driving record from the Bureau of Motor Vehicles. Additionally, each company you worked for must provide a DOT report from either human resources or the safety department. Trucking companies seeking to hire drivers also need to be aware that they will most likely have to undergo a physical exam prior to driving. All of these things could take a few weeks from the day you apply until you are offered a New Mexico driving job.

The average salary for a company driving job in New Mexico 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. Large truck driving companies may provide the freedom to switch the type of driving run, if desired. For example, if a driver has been doing local runs for a few years but desires to go over-the-road; that driver just needs to apply for the position, no need for getting a company driving job 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.

Benefits of a Company Driver

  • 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 New Mexico, 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. For CDL information:

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Crete Carrier - NM
Crete Carrier and Shaffer Trucking have always been a leader in the industry when it comes to driver pay and benefits. For the past ten years, the National Transportation Institute...
Posted 6 days ago
Covenant Transport - NM
Team drivers now earn more money per mile and guaranteed home time on OTR runs. Covenant Transport has exciting driving opportunities in New Mexico and a NEW pay increase for Teams!...
Posted 13 days ago
U.S. Xpress - Roswell, NM
CDL Truck Driver - HOME DAILY - Up to $8,000 in Bonuses for Students - Recent GraduatesExperienced Drivers $10,000 in Bonuses & Home DailyDon't Wait, Call Now! 866-556-4717Ring in the...
Posted 3 hours ago
Heartland Express - Alamogordo, NM
Over the Road West Position Home Time: Out 10-14 days Average Miles: 2,300-2,400 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...
Posted 5 days ago
Swift Transportation - NM
CDL Drivers: Your Experience Earns You a $4,000 Sign-On-Bonus When You Join Swift Transportation! No Gimmicks, No Contracts, No Run-Around. Just open road and a career path you can meet head-on....
Posted 4 days ago
CRST Expedited - Gallup, NM
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 3 days ago
KLLM Transport - NM
* Lease Purchase Drivers *$5000 SIGN ON BONUS!for Experienced DriversPAID OUT WITHIN 30 DAYS OF 1ST DISPATCH!Solos, Teams, Lease Purchase and  Independent Contractors  Refresher Course AvailableDedicated and OTR Accounts Available(Lease Purchase
Posted 6 days ago
Werner Enterprises - NM
Werner is seeking qualified Dry Van Company Drivers in New Mexico. New Pay Packages - Up to $10,000 Sign-on Bonuses available (available in certain areas) and accounts  available to get you...
Posted 4 days ago
Pride Transport - , NM
Pride OTR Company Drivers Receive Holiday Special Sign-On Bonus Pride Transport is looking for OTR company drivers with at least one year of experience. We offer brand new equipment, steady customers,...
Posted 4 days ago
Pride Transport - , NM
Pride Transport Teams receive Great Miles and Steady Freight Pride Transport offers dedicated coast-to-coast team freight to keep your driving team moving and earning. Team Drivers make $0.40-$0.56 cpm. Not part...
Posted 8 days ago
Swift Transportation - NM
Drivers: Receive Paid Training for Recent CDL Grads & Job Placement with Swift! Call now for details!   Have you graduated with your Class-A CDL License but lack the EXPERIENCE to land a...
Posted 4 days ago
Heartland Express - Farmington, NM
Over the Road West Position Home Time: Out 10-14 days Average Miles: 2,300-2,400 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...
Posted 5 days ago
Covenant Transport - NM
Team drivers now earn more money per mile and guaranteed home time on OTR runs. Covenant Transport has exciting driving opportunities in New Mexico and a NEW pay increase for Teams!...
Posted 12 days ago
Werner Enterprises - NM
Werner is seeking qualified Dry Bulk Company Drivers in New Mexico. New Pay Packages - Up to $10,000 Sign-on Bonuses available (available in certain areas) and accounts  available to get you...
Posted 7 hours ago
Werner Enterprises - NM
Werner is seeking qualified Dry Van Company Drivers in New Mexico. New Pay Packages - Up to $10,000 Sign-on Bonuses available (available in certain areas) and accounts  available to get you...
Posted 7 hours ago
C.R. England - Santa Fe, NM
Hiring Driver Trainers to Train New Truck Drivers! There is no substitute for driver experience on the road! Driver Trainers play a vital role in driver training by running with...
Posted 6 days ago
Decker Truck Line - NM
CLASS A COMPANY REEFER AND FLATBED DRIVERS NEEDED***Now Hiring Lease Purchase Drivers***Looking for a company to call home?  Does a sign on bonus sound good?  Decker Truck Line has been...
Posted 7 hours ago
Mesilla Valley Transportation - NM
$7,500 sign-on bonus │ Top weekly pay │ Unbelievable fuel bonuses Want a chance to earn our $25,000 Grand Prize bonus? Mesilla Valley Transportation, the #1 leader in fuel efficiency, has...
Posted 4 days ago
Mesilla Valley Transportation - Albuquerque, NM
$7,500 sign-on bonus │ Top weekly pay │ Unbelievable fuel bonuses Want a chance to earn our $25,000 Grand Prize bonus? Mesilla Valley Transportation, the #1 leader in fuel efficiency, has...
Posted 4 days ago
CFI - NM
CFI is looking for experienced solo and team company truck drivers. Average annual income for solo drivers is $50,617 and for team drivers is $111,410 (per team).* With our 2015 driver pay increase...
Posted 11 days ago
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