Truck Driving Jobs in Rhode Island

Rhode Island driving jobs are great for drivers looking for great scenery and high pay. While searching for a truck-driving job in Rhode Island keep in mind the chances to visit landmarks such as Block Island, Newport Cliff Walk, and WaterFire, Providence to name a few! Truck driving companies throughout the country are actively searching 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 Rhode Island truck-driving job

Truck driving job in Rhode Island will increase over the next decade as the demand also grows. The average salary for a company driving job in Rhode Island 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. While working for a large truck driving company you may also be given the flexibility 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.

However, stay conscious that the background checks can be very time consuming. Previous employment must 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 looking 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 Rhode Island driving job

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 Rhode Island, 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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Barr-Nunn Transportation - RI
Earn more with Barr-Nunn in Rhode Island as a Company Driver Today! At Barr-Nunn Transportation we pay what we say. All company drivers enjoy Practical miles paid, fantastic 401k Matching from Day 1,...
Posted 7 days ago
Barr-Nunn Transportation - RI
Solo drivers earn $80,000 + per year! At Barr-Nunn Transportation we pay what we say. All company drivers enjoy Practical miles paid, fantastic 401k Contribution from Day 1, Blue Cross Blue...
Posted 7 days ago
Barr-Nunn Transportation - RI
Solo drivers earn $80,000 + per year! At Barr-Nunn Transportation we pay what we say. All company drivers enjoy Practical miles paid, fantastic 401k Contribution from Day 1, Blue Cross Blue...
Posted 7 days ago
Barr-Nunn Transportation - RI
Earn more with Barr-Nunn in Rhode Island as a Company Driver Today! At Barr-Nunn Transportation we pay what we say. All company drivers enjoy Practical miles paid, fantastic 401k Matching from Day 1,...
Posted 16 hours ago
Barr-Nunn Transportation - RI
TEAM Drivers- $0.65 ALL MILES- Hazmat loads= $0.69/mi At Barr-Nunn Transportation we pay what we say. All company drivers enjoy Practical miles paid, fantastic 401k matching from Day 1, Blue Cross...
Posted 4 days ago
Barr-Nunn Transportation - RI
TEAM Drivers- $0.65 ALL MILES- Hazmat loads= $0.69/mi At Barr-Nunn Transportation we pay what we say. All company drivers enjoy Practical miles paid, fantastic 401k matching from Day 1, Blue Cross...
Posted 7 days ago
J.B. Hunt - RI
Enjoy the freedom of the open road and make the right turn, by joining the J.B. Hunt team! Our over the road truck driving jobs include a strong freight base...
Posted 9 hours ago
Roadrunner Transportation Systems - Warwick, RI
CDL-A Company Truck Drivers - Truckload Opportunities CDL-A Company Truck Drivers - Truckload Opportunities Roadrunner Offers: NEW PAY INCREASE - Company Drivers at Big Rock make $.50/Mile! Earn Up to...
Posted 5 days ago
Roadrunner Transportation Systems - Woonsocket, RI
CDL-A Company Truck Drivers - Truckload Opportunities CDL-A Company Truck Drivers - Truckload Opportunities Roadrunner Offers: NEW PAY INCREASE - Company Drivers at Big Rock make $.50/Mile! Earn Up to...
Posted 5 days ago
Roadrunner Transportation Systems - Pawtucket, RI
CDL-A Company Truck Drivers - Truckload Opportunities CDL-A Company Truck Drivers - Truckload Opportunities Roadrunner Offers: NEW PAY INCREASE - Company Drivers at Big Rock make $.50/Mile! Earn Up to...
Posted 5 days ago
Heartland Express - Cranston, RI
HEARTLAND EXPRESS Class A CDL Driver | OTR: Eastern United States We recently raised driver pay across all divisions so start earning the pay you deserve. We also offer starting pay up...
Posted 4 days ago
Heartland Express - Coventry, RI
HEARTLAND EXPRESS Class A CDL Driver | Atlantic Regional We recently raised driver pay across all divisions so start earning the pay you deserve. We also offer starting pay up to 10...
Posted 4 days ago
Heartland Express - Cumberland, RI
HEARTLAND EXPRESS Class A CDL Driver | OTR: Eastern United States We recently raised driver pay across all divisions so start earning the pay you deserve. We also offer starting pay up...
Posted 4 days ago
Heartland Express - Coventry, RI
HEARTLAND EXPRESS Class A CDL Driver | OTR: Eastern United States We recently raised driver pay across all divisions so start earning the pay you deserve. We also offer starting pay up...
Posted 4 days ago
Heartland Express - Cumberland, RI
HEARTLAND EXPRESS Class A CDL Driver | OTR: 48 States We recently raised driver pay across all divisions so you can start earning the paycheck you deserve! We offer starting pay up...
Posted 5 days ago
Heartland Express - Cumberland, RI
HEARTLAND EXPRESS Class A CDL Driver | Atlantic Regional We recently raised driver pay across all divisions so start earning the pay you deserve. We also offer starting pay up to 10...
Posted 4 days ago
Heartland Express - Cranston, RI
HEARTLAND EXPRESS Class A CDL Driver | Atlantic Regional We recently raised driver pay across all divisions so start earning the pay you deserve. We also offer starting pay up to 10...
Posted 4 days ago
Heartland Express - Cranston, RI
HEARTLAND EXPRESS Class A CDL Driver | OTR: 48 States We recently raised driver pay across all divisions so you can start earning the paycheck you deserve! We offer starting pay up...
Posted 5 days ago
Heartland Express - Coventry, RI
HEARTLAND EXPRESS Class A CDL Driver | OTR: 48 States We recently raised driver pay across all divisions so you can start earning the paycheck you deserve! We offer starting pay up...
Posted 5 days ago
Marten Transport - , RI
Earn up to 60 cpm at Marten Transport!Regional & OTR CDL-A Truck Driver Jobs with Marten- A rewarding career is here!With Marten Transport, we know how to differentiate ourselves from...
Posted 7 days ago
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