Find a variety of trucking jobs in Kentucky, with new opportunities added regularly. Browse the list of top trucking companies below to learn more and use our simple one-page application to apply to your choice of carriers.

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Find a variety of trucking jobs in Kentucky, with new opportunities added regularly. Browse the list of top trucking companies below to learn more and use our simple one-page application to apply to your choice of carriers.

Salary and Pay for Truck Driving Jobs in Kentucky

According to reports compiled by the Bureau of Labor Statistics for 2023 wages, the low pay for CDL drivers in Kentucky stands at $36,820, with drivers working the highest-paying trucking jobs in Kentucky earning over $76,000. The high, median, and low wage levels for Kentucky truckers are in line with pay rates reported for drivers across the United States.

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Job Outlook for Kentucky Truck Drivers

Through 2030, the employment outlook shows just over 3,500 new truck driving job openings expected annually, bringing the total truck driver workforce to just over 32,000 drivers.

While the Bluegrass state maintains its stronghold in tobacco, business has expanded beyond agriculture to include auto manufacturing, creation of energy fuel, and production of bourbon, all requiring export and reliance on the transportation industry.

How to Get A CDL in Kentucky

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet provides drivers with study resources, information on medical certification, and the cost to obtain a CDL in Kentucky. Truck drivers may contact the Kentucky State Police to schedule your CDL skills test appointment.

Learn more about trucking jobs in Kentucky and what they have to offer you. Get started by applying to these trucking companies hiring Kentucky drivers today!

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Bay & Bay Transportation has great OTR jobs available across the US and local jobs in the Minneapolis area. Enjoy a work-life balance and top industry pay.

Dart Transit has jobs for Owner Operators, Company Drivers, OTR, Regional, Dedicated and Recent grads offering new pay packages for every division.

Gray Transportation is hiring experienced class A CDL drivers for regional and OTR driving jobs. Enjoy great pay and benefits. Apply here!

Unlike other national trucking companies, drivers at National Carriers are known by their name and get the support they deserve.

Paschall Truck Lines is a 100% employee-owned trucking company and has the highest-paid training in the trucking industry.

Local and truckload truck driving jobs with great home time and pay including overtime for any work over 40 hours per week at Pinnacle Freight.

Roehl Transport offers pay based on performance & industry leading home time schedules with terminals around the country. Browse Roehl Jobs today.

Discover top-tier pay rates with Specialized Transport Solutions, your gateway to the best truck driving job opportunities in the Eastern U.S. Join us now!

TP Trucking is adding Company Drivers to their over-the-road flatbed driving fleet and offering great pay and benefits with a great trucking company.

Turquoise Trucking is now hiring company drivers to join their team for OTR and Dedicated driving jobs. Enjoy guaranteed home time and no touch freight.

Western Express offers opportunities for truckers with better pay, home time and different route options. Drive for a trucking company who cares.