Over the Road (OTR) Truck Driver
What Does An Over the Road (OTR) Truck Driver Do?
Over the road truck drivers transport goods from one location to another, and they may travel away from home for a long period of time.
How Do I Become An Over the Road (OTR) 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 An Over the Road (OTR) Truck Driver?
High – 65,000
Median – 43,000
Low – 28,000
What Courses Should I Take To Become An Over the Road (OTR) Truck Driver?
- Trade-related courses
What Is The Work Environment For An Over the Road (OTR) Truck Driver?
Over the road 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 An Over the Road (OTR) 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