Truck Driving Jobs in San Diego

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Are you looking for a career path that may have a large variety of employers, different career options, and a stable job outlook? Consider becoming a truck driver in the San Diego area. San Diego has a growing need for truck drivers that can transport goods within the city, throughout California, and to other parts of the country. San Diego has a large presence in retail, health care, and food service, all of which rely on truckers to safely and quickly transport goods.

As you pursue trucking jobs in San Diego, you may become familiar with local highways like Interstate 5, Interstate 805, State Route 15, and the Ted Williams Freeway. If you're ready to take the first step in your trucking career, use our listings to apply for trucking careers in your area today!

Featured California Trucking Jobs
Weekly Pay, Flexible Home Time, Paid Vacation, Health Benefits, Bonus Incentives
Guaranteed home time: one day off for every week out, 99% no-touch, 80% drop-and-hook freight, NEW Pay Increase for ALL Company Drivers!
Earn up to $1200 Weekly - Solo, Earn up to $2800 Weekly - Team, Solo Drivers $.45 per mile, Team Drivers $.54 per mile (split evenly), Flexible Home Time, Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
Industry Leader for Driver Pay, Heartland Express will Get you Home on a Regular Basis, Orientation Pay, Short Haul Pay, We’re doubling our pay for Refresher Training
Industry Leading Pay, Frequent Home Time; daily, weekly or biweekly with most jobs, Affordable Benefit Options, Variety of Driving Jobs Available; local, regional and over-the-road
Industry Leading Pay, Company Matched 401K, Affordable Benefit Packages, Local, Regional and Over-the-road Driving Jobs Available
Sign-on Bonus, Top Pay, Orientation & Training Pay, Driver & Family Focused, Late Model, CSA Friendly Equipment, 401K & Full Health Coverage, Tarp/OD/Hazmat Additional Pay
Most Positions Home Every Night, Solo Truckloads, Dedicated Contracts, Team Opportunities, Locally-based Opportunities

Opportunities for Truckers in San Diego

There are many types of San Diego truck driving jobs. As a local driver, you may stick to San Diego and the immediate area. These jobs may be slightly harder to come by, as they permit you to return home every day. Regional jobs may require a bit more of your time; they typically involve trips lasting up to three days each. In an over-the-road job, your trips may last up to three weeks each. However, in return for your time away from home, you may get higher per-mile pay or bonuses for completing long trips.

Salaries for those take on OTR jobs and local jobs in San Diego tend to be slightly higher than the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that light truck drivers in this area earn an average of $34,490 per year. Their estimates show that tractor-trailer drivers claim a median salary of $40,080 per year (BLS, 2013).

Life as a Trucker in San Diego

As you begin your career as a San Diego truck driver, you may want to make an effort to become part of the local trucking community! Not only can this put you in contact with other drivers and make you feel like you belong in the San Diego area, it can help you learn about new changes in industry standards and new opportunities in the area. You may attend events like the ATA Management Conference Exhibition, which is held in San Diego each year. The California Trucking Association also has a San Diego/Imperial Unit that you may join.

Part of jumping into this industry is getting familiar with local employers. San Diego truck driving employers include C.R. England, Earl L. Henderson Trucking, and Swift Transportation.

Now that you know more about the trucking industry in San Diego, are you ready to get started? Use our job listings to get started!