Career Outlook for Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

Also known as:  Auto Carrier Driver, Cement Truck Driver, Concrete Mixer Driver, Concrete Mixer Truck Driver, Fuel Truck Driver, Garbage Truck Driver, Line Haul Driver, Logging Truck Driver, Moving Van Driver, Over-the-Road Driver
The overall job outlook for Heavy or Tractor-Trailer Truck Driver careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 5.58 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 0.93 percent per year. Demand for Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers is expected to go up, with an expected 564,570 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 4.81 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers in the following states
Texas 124,560
California 115,640
Pennsylvania 65,670
Florida 63,670
Ohio 61,550
Illinois 60,780
Tennessee 54,050
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
Virgin Islands 270
Guam 470
District of Columbia 660
Rhode Island 2,630
Hawaii 3,120
Alaska 3,260
Delaware 3,560
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