Is Trucking a good career choice?
Have you heard the statement higher the degree, higher paying job? If you have it is myth. Truck Driving is a career that does not require any degree and can pay just as much, if not more in some cases than a high ranked degree.
There are many reasons as to why trucking is a good career for both men and women, they have excellent salaries and benefits and even retirement for their employees. If you decide you would like to pursuer a job in Trucking there is always a demand for it and you will always be needed so your job is secured. If you like to travel, becoming a truck driver would be an excellent choice, there are opportunities to be able to travel all over the country or if you would like to stay close to home with your family you can become a local truck driver.
Now, becoming a truck driver is not as easy as it sounds, it requires a lot of patience, as well as training and licensing. There are driving schools available to help you learn the basics or CDL programs are an option as well.
Lets talk salary. Here is a chart as of August 2016 for Truck drivers salary: