Completing your CDL training is only the first step in starting your new career in trucking. Once you finish your training, you’re ready to start searching for trucking jobs! The good news is that there is a high demand for truck drivers. In fact, there are currently about 60,000+ job openings in the trucking industry. Discover how CDS Tractor Trailer Training can help you get hired in trucking!
Job Placement Assistance at CDS
Offering top-notch CDL training is not our only goal at CDS Tractor Trailer Training. We’re also here to help you get hired after earning your Commercial Driver’s License! With the job placement services at every CDS Training Center, graduates will receive help filling out applications, updating their resume, building their network and much more! As a good standing CDS student, our team is here to help you find a truck job that you’ll love.
Truck Driver Hiring Events
CDS maintains relationships with over 20 top trucking companies in the United States. Training Centers are regularly hosting hiring events with recruiters from these trucking carriers! Recruiters are visiting the CDS centers weekly looking to hire new truck drivers and to share what their company has to offer. This gives students opportunities to directly network with trucking companies and find what works best for them.
These events are also open to the public in addition to CDS students and graduates. There are various CDL job openings out there and a lot of trucking companies who are interested in hiring CDS graduates specifically. We invite you to join us for these recruiter events and get your questions answered!
Trucking Career Opportunities
The trucking industry has a lot to offer. Local, regional, and national companies are offering competitive pay and benefits to meet the high demand for drivers. This will vary between trucking companies, but a career in trucking typically comes along with the following benefits:
- Hourly wage will run about $20 – 25
- Average income of a $45,000 annual salary
- 401(k) with additional company matches available
- Complete healthcare benefits
- Advancement opportunities into management or operator positions
These are just a few of the benefits that come along with working in the trucking industry. You can make a livable wage and have a career full of options to advance by finishing your CDL training. CDS Tractor Trailer Training has the training you need to exceed as a professional truck driver!