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What is a tanker truck?A tanker truck is a truck pulling a semi-trailer or a large single body vehicle that is designed to carry and transport liquids or gases on the road. Tanker driver jobs can have a driver transport anything from oil and gas to liquid goods such as milk, wine, juice and more. Tanker trucking is one of the most common trucker jobs available.
What do Tanker drivers do?Tanker truck drivers are responsible for the safe transportation of their cargo and the correct operation of the tankers' hose equipment for the unloading and loading of their cargo.
What qualifications do I need to be a tanker driver?Typical tanker truck driver jobs require a CDL and the tanker endorsement, or a “N” endorsement. Also having a HAZMAT endorsement can give a driver looking for work an advantage as many tanker trucks are carrying hazardous materials. A “X” endorsement is a combination of both the tanker and HAZMAT endorsements and may help save time for a driver looking to earn both.
How much do Tanker Truck Drivers make?The average salary of a tanker truck driver is $74,760 per year or $1,438 per week. Tanker Truck Drivers can make anywhere from $60,000 to $92,500 depending on where they are driving and how many hours per week they are driving.
Which states have the highest demand for Tanker Truck Drivers?
The top 10 states that have the highest demand for Tanker Truck Drivers are:
Which cities are Tanker CDL Truck Drivers most in demand?
The top 20 cities where Tanker CDL Truck Drivers are most in demand are: