Heavy & Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers drive a tractor-trailer combination or a truck with a capacity of at least 26,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW). May be required to unload truck. Requires commercial drivers’ license.

Sample of reported job titles: Delivery Driver, Driver, Line Haul Driver, Log Truck Driver, Over the Road Driver (OTR Driver), Production Truck Driver, Road Driver, Semi Truck Driver, Tractor Trailer Operator, Truck Driver

Local Characteristics

  • Median Wage of $20.05/hr (+3% from 2015)
  • 5,561 Employed Locally
  • Projected Growth, 2018-2023: -5%
  • Retirement Risk: 35% of Local Employees Aged 55+
  • Gender Diversity: 6% of Local Employees are Female

NCRC/WorkKeys Targets*


Graphic Literacy
3 4 4

Training and Prep

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*In 2017 NCRC/WorkKeys test names were revised from the older titles of Applied Math, Reading for Information, and Locating Information.