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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Sweet Express - NM
We are seeking professional Over The Road Company Truck Drivers to join our family! We are proudly family owned, operated, and run, where YOUR family is OUR family! With our...
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ILG, Inc - NM
We are looking for CDL Class A Company Drivers. We offer: Year round freight Pay ranges from $0.50-$0.55 per mile depending on experience. Cash advance. Direct deposit. We pay all miles. Consistent miles. Our drivers average...
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Poly-Trucking - NM
At Poly Trucking, drivers are not just another number. We treat our drivers like family and only hire the highest quality drivers. Outbound loads are not forced so you can...
Posted 7 days ago
KLLM Transport - Santa Fe, NM
KLLM is rolling out a 5¢ pay increase February 5th for Independent and Lease Purchase Contractors!!PLUS, you choose your own load withKLLM's Driver Select Program. Experienced Lead Drivers, Independent and Lease Purchase...
Posted 3 days ago
KLLM Transport - Deming, NM
KLLM is rolling out a 5¢ pay increase February 5th for Independent and Lease Purchase Contractors!!PLUS, you choose your own load withKLLM's Driver Select Program. Experienced Lead Drivers, Independent and Lease Purchase...
Posted 3 days ago
KLLM Transport - Hobbs, NM
KLLM is rolling out a 5¢ pay increase February 5th for Independent and Lease Purchase Contractors!!PLUS, you choose your own load withKLLM's Driver Select Program. Experienced Lead Drivers, Independent and Lease Purchase...
Posted 3 days ago
KLLM Transport - Las Cruces, NM
KLLM is rolling out a 5¢ pay increase February 5th for Independent and Lease Purchase Contractors!!PLUS, you choose your own load withKLLM's Driver Select Program. Experienced Lead Drivers, Independent and Lease Purchase...
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KLLM Transport - Santa Fe, NM
KLLM is rolling out a 5¢ pay increase February 5th for Independent and Lease Purchase Contractors!!PLUS, you choose your own load withKLLM's Driver Select Program. Experienced Lead Drivers, Independent and Lease Purchase...
Posted 3 days ago
KLLM Transport - Farmington, NM
KLLM is rolling out a 5¢ pay increase February 5th for Independent and Lease Purchase Contractors!!PLUS, you choose your own load withKLLM's Driver Select Program. Experienced Lead Drivers, Independent and Lease Purchase...
Posted 3 days ago
KLLM Transport - Rio Rancho, NM
KLLM is rolling out a 5¢ pay increase February 5th for Independent and Lease Purchase Contractors!!PLUS, you choose your own load withKLLM's Driver Select Program. Experienced Lead Drivers, Independent and Lease Purchase...
Posted 3 days ago
KLLM Transport - Albuquerque, NM
KLLM is rolling out a 5¢ pay increase February 5th for Independent and Lease Purchase Contractors!!PLUS, you choose your own load withKLLM's Driver Select Program. Experienced Lead Drivers, Independent and Lease Purchase...
Posted 3 days ago
KLLM Transport - Deming, NM
KLLM is rolling out a 5¢ pay increase February 5th for Independent and Lease Purchase Contractors!!PLUS, you choose your own load withKLLM's Driver Select Program. Experienced Lead Drivers, Independent and Lease Purchase...
Posted 3 days ago
KLLM Transport - Lordsburg, NM
KLLM is rolling out a 5¢ pay increase February 5th for Independent and Lease Purchase Contractors!!PLUS, you choose your own load withKLLM's Driver Select Program. Experienced Lead Drivers, Independent and Lease Purchase...
Posted 3 days ago
KLLM Transport - Alamogordo, NM
KLLM is rolling out a 5¢ pay increase February 5th for Independent and Lease Purchase Contractors!!PLUS, you choose your own load withKLLM's Driver Select Program. Experienced Lead Drivers, Independent and Lease Purchase...
Posted 3 days ago
KLLM Transport - Hobbs, NM
KLLM is rolling out a 5¢ pay increase February 5th for Independent and Lease Purchase Contractors!!PLUS, you choose your own load withKLLM's Driver Select Program. Experienced Lead Drivers, Independent and Lease Purchase...
Posted 3 days ago
KLLM Transport - Carlsbad, NM
KLLM is rolling out a 5¢ pay increase February 5th for Independent and Lease Purchase Contractors!!PLUS, you choose your own load withKLLM's Driver Select Program. Experienced Lead Drivers, Independent and Lease Purchase...
Posted 3 days ago
KLLM Transport - Roswell, NM
KLLM is rolling out a 5¢ pay increase February 5th for Independent and Lease Purchase Contractors!!PLUS, you choose your own load withKLLM's Driver Select Program. Experienced Lead Drivers, Independent and Lease Purchase...
Posted 3 days ago
KLLM Transport - Clovis, NM
KLLM is rolling out a 5¢ pay increase February 5th for Independent and Lease Purchase Contractors!!PLUS, you choose your own load withKLLM's Driver Select Program. Experienced Lead Drivers, Independent and Lease Purchase...
Posted 3 days ago
KLLM Transport - Santa Fe, NM
KLLM is offering a $5000 Sign On Bonusfor Experienced Lead Driversthrough February 26th! NEW PAY!COMPANY TEAM DRIVERSWe Pay For Your Experience! COMPANY TEAM DRIVERS 0 - 1 Year     $0.48 per mile 1...
Posted 3 days ago
KLLM Transport - Deming, NM
KLLM is offering a $5000 Sign On Bonusfor Experienced Lead Driversthrough February 26th! NEW PAY!COMPANY TEAM DRIVERSWe Pay For Your Experience! COMPANY TEAM DRIVERS 0 - 1 Year     $0.48 per mile 1...
Posted 3 days ago
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