Log Truck Driver

What Does A Log Truck Driver Do?

Log truck drivers operate heavy trucks to transport logs and other wood products over the road.

How Do I Become A Log Truck Driver?

A certificate in truck driving that can be obtained through a community college or truck driving school is required to get the license needed to do this work.

What is the Average Salary For A Log Truck Driver?

High – 65,000
Median – 43,000
Low – 28,000

What Courses Should I Take To Become A Log Truck Driver?

  • Trade-related courses
  • English
  • Communication

What Is The Work Environment For A Log Truck Driver?

Log truck drivers spend much of there time alone in the truck. Driving a truck can be a physically demanding job as well. Driving for many consecutive hours can be tiring, and some drivers must load and unload cargo.

What Is The Future Outlook For A Log Truck Driver?

The job outlook for this position looks good over the next 10 years in the US, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.


  • Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
  • Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada

What Degree Should I Consider If I Want To Be A Log Truck Driver?