Kansas trucking jobs

There are over 7,520 trucking companies in Kansas and the industry employs 19,260 drivers. The highest paid truck driver earn $51,970 ($24.99 hourly). The highest paying areas are Wichita with a Median Annual Salary of $40,749, Kansas non-metropolitan area ($38,370), and Topeka ($38,040).

The drivers of Kansas say

Good

  • The speed limit is 75 mph for trucks
  • Plenty of rest areas to stop at
  • No big hills to drive on, so you can see the trucks that'll be passing by

Bad

  • Generally lower pay in Kansas
  • Not enough overnight parking spots for trucks
  • Fast moving winds, will have to pull over when things get bad

Tips to New Drivers

  • Apply yourself, get the endorsements, HAZMAT generally pays best
  • There's a lot to see when driving through Kansas. Its beauty is beyond compare
  • Pay at passways
  • Make sure you have an up-to-date atlas that includes bridge heights
  • Many accidents can be prevented by communicating road conditions ahead of you

$1125 Per Week Minimum GUARANTEED! 45 CPM To Start!
- K & B Transportation - KS - K & B Transportation - Kansas - Company Driver Reefer

$1125 Per Week Minimum GUARANTEED! Start at 45 CPM!K&B Transportation strives to lead the industry in truck driver pay.  Since 2014 we have not only raised our starti...

$1125 Per Week Minimum GUARANTEED! 45 CPM To Start!
- K & B Transportation - KS - K & B Transportation - Kansas - Company Driver Flatbed

$1125 Per Week Minimum GUARANTEED! Start at 45 CPM!K&B Transportation strives to lead the industry in truck driver pay.  Since 2014 we have not only raised our starti...

$1125 Per Week Minimum GUARANTEED! 45 CPM To Start!
- K & B Transportation - KS - K & B Transportation - Kansas - Company Driver Van

$1125 Per Week Minimum GUARANTEED! Start at 45 CPM!K&B Transportation strives to lead the industry in truck driver pay.  Since 2014 we have not only raised our starti...

Have 6 Months Experience? Start at 45 CPM!
- K & B Transportation - KS - K & B Transportation - Kansas - Company Driver Reefer

Take the Next Step In Your Driving Career!Tired of working for peanuts?  Not only can we start you at 45 CPM and GUARANTEE you $1125 per week minimum, but start ASAP and ...

Have 6 Months Experience? Start at 45 CPM!
- K & B Transportation - KS - K & B Transportation - Kansas - Company Driver Flatbed

Take the Next Step In Your Driving Career!Tired of working for peanuts?  Not only can we start you at 45 CPM and GUARANTEE you $1125 per week minimum, but start ASAP and ...

Have 6 Months Experience? Start at 45 CPM!
- K & B Transportation - KS - K & B Transportation - Kansas - Company Driver Van

Take the Next Step In Your Driving Career!Tired of working for peanuts?  Not only can we start you at 45 CPM and GUARANTEE you $1125 per week minimum, but start ASAP and ...

$650 Orientation Pay! Start at 45 CPM!
- K & B Transportation - KS - K & B Transportation - Kansas - Company Driver Reefer

Increased Orientation Pay!K&B Transportation has increased our orientation pay for drivers starting this week!  Start this week and enjoy a $650 orientation pay ...

$650 Orientation Pay! Start at 45 CPM!
- K & B Transportation - KS - K & B Transportation - Kansas - Company Driver Flatbed

Increased Orientation Pay!K&B Transportation has increased our orientation pay for drivers starting this week!  Start this week and enjoy a $650 orientation pay ...

$650 Orientation Pay! Start at 45 CPM!
- K & B Transportation - KS - K & B Transportation - Kansas - Company Driver Van

Increased Orientation Pay!K&B Transportation has increased our orientation pay for drivers starting this week!  Start this week and enjoy a $650 orientation pay ...

Class A Owner Operators Wanted - Home Every Day!
- National Carriers - Liberal, KS - National Carriers - Liberal, KS - Company Driver Reefer

E·lite Defined as: A select part of a group that is superior to the rest in terms of ability or qualities. "Join The Elite Fleet of National Carriers" Pay That Gets You Ahea...

Class A Owner Operators Wanted - Home Every Day!
- National Carriers - Garden City, KS - National Carriers - Garden City, KS - Company Driver Reefer

E·lite Defined as: A select part of a group that is superior to the rest in terms of ability or qualities. "Join The Elite Fleet of National Carriers" Pay That Gets You Ahea...

Class A Owner Operators Wanted - Home Every Day!
- National Carriers - Dodge City, KS - National Carriers - Dodge City, KS - Company Driver Reefer

E·lite Defined as: A select part of a group that is superior to the rest in terms of ability or qualities. "Join The Elite Fleet of National Carriers" Pay That Gets You Ahea...

Dedicated Driver - RS
- Averitt Express, Inc. - Iola, KS - Averitt Express, Inc. - Iola, KS - Company Driver Van

Here's a GREAT opportunity to join one of America's premier transportation leaders and to help serve our dedicated customer. Drivers on this account must live within 60 mile r...

CDL-A Dry Van Company Truck Driver Associate
- Knight Transportation - Kansas City, KS - Knight Transportation - Kansas City, KS - Company Driver Van

Southeast Area Company Truck Drivers Needed IT'S NOT A JOB, IT'S A CALLING Rooted in the humble, yet strong beginnings of a working American family, Knight Transportation has...

CDL-A Dry Van Company Truck Driver Associate
- Knight Transportation - Topeka, KS - Knight Transportation - Topeka, KS - Company Driver Van

Southeast Area Company Truck Drivers Needed IT'S NOT A JOB, IT'S A CALLING Rooted in the humble, yet strong beginnings of a working American family, Knight Transportation has...

CDL-A Dry Van Company Truck Driver Associate
- Knight Transportation - Ottawa, KS - Knight Transportation - Ottawa, KS - Company Driver Van

Southeast Area Company Truck Drivers Needed IT'S NOT A JOB, IT'S A CALLING Rooted in the humble, yet strong beginnings of a working American family, Knight Transportation has...

CDL-A Dry Van Company Truck Driver Associate
- Knight Transportation - Lawrence, KS - Knight Transportation - Lawrence, KS - Company Driver Van

Southeast Area Company Truck Drivers Needed IT'S NOT A JOB, IT'S A CALLING Rooted in the humble, yet strong beginnings of a working American family, Knight Transportation has...

CDL-A Dry Van Company Truck Driver Associate
- Knight Transportation - Paola, KS - Knight Transportation - Paola, KS - Company Driver Van

Southeast Area Company Truck Drivers Needed IT'S NOT A JOB, IT'S A CALLING Rooted in the humble, yet strong beginnings of a working American family, Knight Transportation has...

CDL-A Dry Van Company Truck Driver Associate
- Knight Transportation - Atchison, KS - Knight Transportation - Atchison, KS - Company Driver Van

Southeast Area Company Truck Drivers Needed IT'S NOT A JOB, IT'S A CALLING Rooted in the humble, yet strong beginnings of a working American family, Knight Transportation has...

CDL-A Dry Van Company Truck Driver Associate
- Knight Transportation - Gardner, KS - Knight Transportation - Gardner, KS - Company Driver Van

Southeast Area Company Truck Drivers Needed IT'S NOT A JOB, IT'S A CALLING Rooted in the humble, yet strong beginnings of a working American family, Knight Transportation has...

CDL-A Dry Van Company Truck Driver Associate
- Knight Transportation - Bonner Springs, KS - Knight Transportation - Bonner Springs, KS - Company Driver Van

Southeast Area Company Truck Drivers Needed IT'S NOT A JOB, IT'S A CALLING Rooted in the humble, yet strong beginnings of a working American family, Knight Transportation has...

CDL-A Dry Van Company Truck Driver Associate
- Knight Transportation - Leavenworth, KS - Knight Transportation - Leavenworth, KS - Company Driver Van

Southeast Area Company Truck Drivers Needed IT'S NOT A JOB, IT'S A CALLING Rooted in the humble, yet strong beginnings of a working American family, Knight Transportation has...

CDL-A Dry Van Company Truck Driver Associate
- Knight Transportation - Olathe, KS - Knight Transportation - Olathe, KS - Company Driver Van

Southeast Area Company Truck Drivers Needed IT'S NOT A JOB, IT'S A CALLING Rooted in the humble, yet strong beginnings of a working American family, Knight Transportation has...


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4 comments from Kansas drivers

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1 | "Never let yourself get complacent..." Mar 2017

Teresa B. - 18 years driving experience

GOOD

The semi straight roads and the 75 mi/ he speed limit. There is plenty of rest areas as well.

BAD

Not enough parking places for trucks

TIP TO NEW DRIVERS

Your first 2 years are difficult as you learn, but it becomes easier. Never let yourself get complacent in your driving because that's when things can go terribly wrong. There is a lot to see when driving through Kansas, it's beauty is beyond compare

2 | "HAZMAT Endorsement usually pays best!" Feb 2017

Lonnie D. - 35 years of experience

GOOD

Typically a family friendly atmosphere.

BAD

Generally lower pay.

TIP TO NEW DRIVERS

Apply yourself, get the endorsements, hazmat generally pays best! Lease-purchase if necessary so you can own your own truck!

3 | "Make sure this is the right career for you" Jan 2017

Cesar S. - 100,000 miles on the road

GOOD

Get too see the country

BAD

Being away from family

TIP TO NEW DRIVERS

Make sure it's right for you. Be safe!

4 | "Pay at passways" Dec 2016

Wade B. - 600,000 miles under my belt

GOOD

Know big hills to stay on niche and flat and can see what the truck will be passing by.

BAD

Fast moving winds.

TIP TO NEW DRIVERS

Look two times for a two wheeler.

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