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CDL Training Near Owensboro

Owensboro residents enjoy a cost of living that is 20% below the national average. Major highways in this area include Highway 54 and Highway 81. Prominent employers in Owensboro include Q.C. of Kentucky, Fikes Truckline, Spectrum Transportation, and Owensboro Tank Wash.Whether you want to become a truck driver or diesel mechanic, the city of Owensboro has lots to offer you. There are two schools in this area, one of which offers a truck driving program and one of which offers a diesel technology program. The average cost of tuition is $3,360 and the average scholarship is $1,683. You may be able to get a personalized education experience, since the average class has 14 students.

A truck driving program takes about six weeks. The diesel technology program at Owensboro Community and Technical College last between one and four semesters, depending on which degree you choose.The city of Owensboro has over 1,000 truck drivers. Drivers of heavy trucks earn an average of $36,240 per year (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2013). The average salary for light truck drivers is $24,500 (BLS, 2013).