Drive the Distance close to home as a regional truck driver, where you’ll enjoy a short commute and predictable routes each day.

Regional Truck Driver Job Overview

Regional truck drivers play an important role in the economy, transporting goods and materials between businesses and consumers. They typically work for a single company and make daily or weekly trips to deliver their cargo.

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Regional Truck Driver Career Path

Regional truck drivers in Minnesota are required to hold a current commercial driver’s license (CDL) and a clean driving record. Earning your CDL is a quick process, allowing you to get on the road in as little as a few weeks.

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Income and Demand

The demand for regional truck drivers in Minnesota is high, though you may need to travel a short distance during your daily route. The income is to your advantage and depends entirely on your experience and your employer.


$55,000 – $64,900
Average Income

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Job Highlights

Regional truck drivers typically work 40-50 hours per week, although some may work longer hours to meet deadlines or accommodate customer schedules. Overtime pay is often available for local truck drivers who are willing to work extra hours as needed.

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