It’s All About Trucking
The trucking industry isn’t new, and it’s future is bright! With potential for immense growth, and as one of today’s most essential industries, trucking moves Minnesota—and your career—forward.
The trucking industry got its start in the early 1900s when mass freight needed a more efficient way to make it from point A to point B. Since then, we’ve literally moved mountains to get people the essential medical supplies, food, and resources needed to live and thrive in every day life. The goods you and your family rely on? Thank a trucker (and their team).
Careers in trucking offer variety, stability, and a whole lot more:
Flexibility—tailor a career to your scheduling needs.
Growth Potential—start out in one area and easily move your way forward.
Balance—plenty of time for work and play.
Competitive Wages—easily out-earn other occupations.
Over-the-Road Scenery—see the country.
Stability—these jobs will continue to be in demand; a vital industry means job security.
Essentiality—goods need to be delivered, on time.
Personal & Professional Fulfillment—from a noble job well done.
The hard workers of the trucking industry are also high earners with lots of opportunity for growth. Check out the various routes you can start your career in and see the average Minnesota earnings for each type of role.
Local Truck Driver
$55,000 – $64,900
Over the Road Truck Driver
$63,000 – $75,000
Private Company Driver
$41,300 – $402,000
Operations / IT / Management
$46,200 – $135,000
Make a Difference
Drivers, technicians, and other trucking industry professionals truly do make a difference in not only getting essential goods delivered, but in helping people as well. Drivers are among the first to assist when natural disaster occurs, and are always willing to join in on efforts to deliver necessary food and supplies to communities in times of need.
Want to see it to believe it? Take a look at the open opportunities in Minnesota right now.