Trucking Jobs in Austin

Truck in Austin Texas

Start Your Trucking Career in Austin

If you are interested in starting your truck driving career in a city with dozens of successful trucking companies and a solid truck driving community, Austin is a great place to get settled.

To drive in Austin, you’ll need to get a commercial driver’s license through the . Since Texas is such a large state, you may qualify for quite a few jobs even with an intrastate license. However, an interstate license gives you the chance to drive all over the country. Once you have your license, you can get behind the wheel of a straight truck or tractor-trailer for trucking jobs in Austin.

2017 Trucking Job Outlook in Austin TX

Thanks to how large Texas is, you may have the freedom to consider lots of different trucking jobs throughout your career. If you drive a straight truck, you may be able to stay near Austin. This type of career only requires a Class B license. To drive a tractor trailer, you need a Class A license. Many tractor-trailer jobs are OTR jobs, so they involve staying on the road for days or weeks at a time.

2017 trucking salaries in Austin are fairly competitive. Light truck drivers earn an average salary of $34,330 per year (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2017). Those who drive tractor-trailers bring in an average of $39,960 annually (BLS, 2017).

Featured Texas Trucking Jobs
Tons of Regional Lanes and Super Regional Lanes, $1000 Paid Orientation (solo drivers), Safety & Fuel Bonuses, Paid Vacation, 401K & More!
Weekly Pay, Flexible Home Time, Paid Vacation, Health Benefits, Bonus Incentives
Great weekly pay!, Consistent home time, Detention + extra stop pay, 100% No Tough Freight
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!
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
Guaranteed $1,250 a week, $.50 CPM, Medical, Dental, and Life Insurance, 2012 and Newer Equipment, Midwest Lanes
$5000 Orientation Completion Bonus!, Life Insurance, Disability and 401k - Plus Company Match , Paid Vacation, Family Owned, Driver Focused , Heath, Dental, and Vision Insurance, In Cab Internet Access
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
Weekly Pay, 401K Plan, Drivers Average 2500-2750 miles per week
Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance, 401K Plan

Join the Trucking Community of Austin

Getting connected with other truck drivers is a great way to learn about this field, discuss Austin truck driving jobs, and find faster or more efficient ways of getting around Texas. The largest trucking organization in Austin is the . Many of this group's events and training seminars take place in or near Austin.

You can also look into other events hosted by trucking groups and the DMV. Every year, the DMV hosts the , which is a great resource for truck drivers.

Trucking careers are growing throughout the country. Find out more about what Austin trucking companies are looking for to get started.