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 Texas Department of Motor Vehicles. 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
Vacation Pay, $1,000 per week MINIMUM Guaranteed pay for 1st 4 weeks, 401k/profit sharing plan, Medical, dental, and vision insurance, Flights/Car Rental, Single rooms and all meals at Orientation covered
Vacation Pay, New Upside Pay program: 23 percent or CPM - whatever earns YOU more!, 401k/profit sharing plan, Medical, dental, and vision insurance, Flights/Car Rental, Single rooms and all meals at Orientation covered
Tons of Regional Lanes and Super Regional Lanes, $250 Paid Orientation for Regional CDL A Drivers, Safety and Production Bonuses, Late Model Trucks
Weekly Pay, Flexible Home Time, Paid Vacation, Health Benefits, Bonus Incentives
Lease Purchase Drivers earn six figure pay, No forced dispatch, Consistent home time, $0 money down and no credit check!
Guaranteed $1,250 a week, $.50 CPM, Medical, Dental, and Life Insurance, 2014 and Newer Equipment, Midwest Lanes
Sign On Bonuses vary by job and range from $2,000-$5,000!, 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 Bonuses vary by job and range from $2,000-$5,000!, $.48 CPM with stop pay of $30, NO TOUCH Freight, Reefer Trailer, Average of 2,300 miles
Make Up to $.53 CPM, Average up to 3,000 miles per week on our flatbed fleet!, Minimal loading, Consistent lanes, Paid VIP Orientation
Avg. 2,400 Miles/Week, Competitive Stop Pay , New Pay Package - Up to $.55 CPM, $5,000 Sign-On Bonus :$500 at first dispatch, $1,000 at 90 days, $1,000 at 6 mo, $2,500k at 12 mo.
Top Pay, Orientation & Training Pay, Driver & Family Focused, Late Model, CSA Friendly Equipment, 401K & Full Health Coverage, Tarp/OD/Hazmat Additional Pay

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 Texas Trucking Association. 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 Annual Texas Transportation Forum, 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.