If you’re going to pursue a truck driving career and make the sacrifices, especially running OTR (long haul) or short haul driving, you might as well make the best money out there.
What Do I Need to Qualify For The High Paying Truck Driver Jobs?
– Greater risks – More liability – Higher skill level – Accident/incident free – Driving experience
Walmart is just one example of a company with its own fleet of trucks. They offer one of the best paying truck driving jobs in the U.S. Rate: $70,000-$85,000 US per year.
Since the tv show has glorified these jobs, it’s become increasing difficult to secure one. Rate: $20,000 – $75,000 for a few months work.
Hauling hazardous products such as gasoline and a variety of caustic and explosive liquid materials, offers good pay for the work.
There are trucking companies which specialize in hauling over-sized load hauls.
There are a few carriers which have a high level of expertise at hauling very expensive and vintage cars.