Kentucky trucking jobs
There are over 11,550 trucking companies in the Bluegrass State, and over 89 percent of the communities rely solely on trucks to transport their goods. The industry employs over 104,910 workers in Kentucky, including 28,410 drivers. The highest paid drivers earn an average annual salary of $59,930 ($28.81 hourly). The highest paying areas are Lexington-Fayette with an average salary of $41,290, Louisville-Jefferson County ($41,040), and the South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area ($39,410).