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Truck Driving Careers In Phoenix

Phoenix Truck Driving Institute offers Lifetime Job Placement Assistance to all of our graduates. For assistance with job placement within the trucking industry, please contact an Admissions Representative toll-free at 877-205-5372 or email us.

CDL Careers

Once you’ve graduated, commercial driving careers can offer top pay and travel. Professional drivers with our partner DSW can earn up to $40,000 in their first year, traveling throughout 48 states with 3-4 weeks on the road. When you graduate, DSW is ready to talk to you about your future.

Choose from the following career opportunities by driving type:

Truck Driving Opportunities

  • Transporting products via public highways throughout the United States
  • Route: usually through 48 states
  • Road Time: often 3-4 weeks at a time
  • Earning Potential: approximately $40,000 the first year when you drive for DSW, our dedicated owner-operator fleet leased to Swift Transportation, and more the second year, depending on the carrier


  • Solo driver opportunities


  • Two-driver opportunities (great for couples who want to work and travel together!)


  • Hauling general freight within a few hundred miles of a specified area (ex: Tucson/Yuma/ region) rather than throughout 48 states
  • Route: No East Coast runs
  • Road Time: often 2-3 weeks at a time
  • Earning Potential: approximately $40,000 the first year, and more the second year, depending on the carrier


  • Truck driver instructor opportunities


  • Options for those who own and operate their own rig vs. leasing the rig for operation


  • Tends to keep the driver closer to home base than regional
  • Route: Primarily Arizona
  • Road Time: Drivers are often home nightly
  • Earning Potential: Approximately $10-$20/hour
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Learn about a career on the open road. A career with freedom: No boss looking over your shoulder, no cubicles and boring daily routines. Driving lets you see the country on your own schedule and make a great paycheck too. Come see what it feels like to be in the captain’s seat!

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