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Become a CDL Truck Driving Instructor

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Becoming a CDL Truck Driving Instructor can be a very rewarding career path for current truck drivers. It enables you to use your driving experience to train the next generation of truck drivers. We are fortunate at Driver Resource Center to have some of the best and most experienced CDL Instructors. 

When a student graduates from one of our Network Schools, they most often remember the experience they had with a trainer. Years down the road, they will recount to us how impactful their trainer was on their success. 

Ready to learn more about becoming a CDL Driver Instructor? Let’s review the qualifications.

What are the Qualifications to Become a CDL Truck Driving Instructor?

  • Possess a Valid Class A CDL License
  • 2 years driving experience needed
  • OTR experience needed
  • Able to pass DOT physical and drug screen
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to communicate with others using oral and written skills

What is the Pay and Benefits for CDL Truck Driving Instructors?

  • CDL Instructors can earn a competitive wage based on experience and location
  • Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance
  • Paid vacation time and other benefits
  • Set daily schedule
  • Part time positions available in Hazelwood
  • Opportunities for advancement

Instructor Openings

CDL Truck Driving Instructors are key to our success and we are in need of more skilled Instructors. We’re currently hiring CDL Instructors in the following areas. Pay is based on experience.

Joliet, IL – Earn up to $1346/week or $70,000/year. (Ask about the sign on bonus for IL Licensed Certified Instructors.)
Hazelwood, MO – Earn between $53,000 – $56,000/year. Night shift and part-time openings also available.
Akron, OH – Earn between $55,000 – $63,000/year.
Greer, SC – Earn between $55,000 – $63,000/year.
Elizabethtown, KY – Earn between $53,000 – $56,000/year.
Tulsa, OK – Earn between $53,000 – $56,000/year.
Paducah, KY – Earn between $53,000 – $56,000/year.
Waco, TX -Earn between $53,000 – $56,000/year.
Scott City, MO -Earn between $53,000 – $56,000/year.
Park Hills, MO -Earn between $53,000 – $56,000/year.

If you feel you are ready to take on the challenge and pass on your knowledge and skills to next generation of truck drivers, we encourage you to APPLY or call us at 800-391-2754 with questions. 

A rewarding career lies ahead, but don’t take it from us.

“I take great pride in my work. Knowing that I am training the next generation of truck drivers is very rewarding.” – Chris Blair, Lead Instructor – Greer, SC

“I like that I can take my experience and use it to give someone the opportunity to improve their life. They have this great opportunity ready to unfold if they work hard and I am really happy to be part of it.” – Jason Hayes, Instructor – Elizabethtown, KY