Alaska trucking jobs

There are over 2,610 drivers in Alaska. The highest paid truck drivers earn $62,080 ($29.85 hourly). The highest paying areas are Railbelt-Southwest Alaska non-metropolitan area with a Median Annual Salary of $53,270, Anchorage ($53,100), and the Southeast Alaska no-nmetropolitan area ($50,400).

The drivers of Alaska say

Good

  • The top paying state for truckers
  • Alaska does not have a state income tax
  • Different HOS rules, drivers can drive 15 hours within 20 hours

Bad

  • The most dangerous state to drive in. Low visibility and icy roads
  • Being in remote locations, there isn't much to do on your down time
  • Ridiculously cold in the winter

Tips to New Drivers

  • Drive slowly and keep an eye on the road conditions
  • Make sure to bundle up and that you have a way to stay warm in your truck
  • Don't drive through winter storms, especially in Alaska
  • Many accidents can be prevented by communicating road conditions ahead of you
  • Use your CB radio in the winter to communicate with other drivers
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- Pegasus Transportation - AK - Pegasus Transportation - Alaska - Company Driver Van

ATTENTION ESTABLISHED TEAM DRIVERS! NOW HIRING FOR OUR NATIONAL DIVISION Established Teams 5,000+ Miles Per WeekNo-Touch Freight, Consistent, Recession Proof Must be out 3 wee...

Established Team Drivers - Hiring for Our National Division
- Pegasus Transportation - AK - Pegasus Transportation - Alaska - Company Driver Van

ATTENTION ESTABLISHED TEAM DRIVERS! NOW HIRING FOR OUR NATIONAL DIVISION Established Teams 5,000+ Miles Per WeekNo-Touch Freight, Consistent, Recession Proof Must be out 3 wee...


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1 | "Be Careful - bad road conditions" Nov 2016

Donald L - 4 years driving in Alaska

GOOD

They pay by the hour and not by miles

BAD

Cold weather, being in remote locations, and truck snobs

TIP TO NEW DRIVERS

Be careful, people can be stupid on the road and the road conditions are often bad.

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