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Best States For A CDL Driver

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Do you want to become a CDL Driver at Knight Transportation, and you wonder what that means or entails?

We have the full list of best states for CDL Drivers that you can check out, before you begin your journey.

This way, if you are newly entering the job market, or you are looking to change jobs, you know which places are the best for CDL Driver jobs.

We figured that the best places for CDL Driver jobs has three things everyone would agree on.

There would be high annual wages, good career prospects (no matter what phase of the career you are in), and a lot of job opportunities.

Our research put Wyoming at no. 1 on the list of best paying states for CDL Drivers. Oregon, Massachusetts, and District of Columbia also ranked high on our list.

The 10 Best States In America For CDL Drivers in 2020

  1. Wyoming
  2. Oregon
  3. Pennsylvania
  4. Illinois
  5. Wisconsin
  6. Massachusetts
  7. Rhode Island
  8. Connecticut
  9. Idaho
  10. Washington
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  • (15,185 jobs)
  • (6,380 jobs)
  • (2,769 jobs)
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  • (1,172 jobs)
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  • (5,257 jobs)

The Bureau of Labor Statistics' most recent data helped us determine the ranking.

We ranked each of the 50 states from best to worst for CDL Drivers, to help you with your next career move.

Some of the companies that are hiring for CDL Drivers include Knight Transportation and Werner Enterprises.

Below is the list of best cities for CDL Driver jobs ranked from 1 to 50.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For CDL Drivers In 2020

1. Wyoming

Total CDL Driver Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
501 $66,808 $36,000 $121,000 1.42
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
CDL Driver Jobs in Wyoming

2. Oregon

Total CDL Driver Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
3,049 $66,131 $37,000 $117,000 1.17
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
CDL Driver Jobs in Oregon

3. Pennsylvania

Total CDL Driver Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
15,641 $56,381 $27,000 $117,000 1.74
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
CDL Driver Jobs in Pennsylvania

4. Illinois

Total CDL Driver Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
15,185 $59,991 $29,000 $121,000 1.55
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
CDL Driver Jobs in Illinois

5. Wisconsin

Total CDL Driver Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
6,380 $56,140 $26,000 $120,000 1.64
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
CDL Driver Jobs in Wisconsin

6. Massachusetts

Total CDL Driver Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
2,769 $64,465 $33,000 $122,000 0.41
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
CDL Driver Jobs in Massachusetts

7. Rhode Island

Total CDL Driver Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
388 $62,239 $32,000 $119,000 0.54
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
CDL Driver Jobs in Rhode Island

8. Connecticut

Total CDL Driver Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,172 $63,244 $32,000 $123,000 0.46
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
CDL Driver Jobs in Connecticut

9. Idaho

Total CDL Driver Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
813 $60,028 $33,000 $107,000 1.03
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
CDL Driver Jobs in Idaho

10. Washington

Total CDL Driver Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
5,257 $62,344 $34,000 $114,000 0.89
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
CDL Driver Jobs in Washington

How We Determined The Best States To Be A CDL Driver

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

Detailed List Of The Best States For A CDL Driver

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