Truck Drivers

SOC Code: 53-3032

Entry Salary
Average Salary

Job Description

Truck Drivers operate, repair, and maintain tractor-trailer combination vehicles. They maintain equipment and Department of Transportation (D.O.T.) records. They interact with clients for load pick-up and delivery.

1.  Must be at least 18 years old to drive in the state and at least 21 years old to drive interstate.
2.  D.O.T. Physical.
3.  Pass the state Commercial Driver License (CDL) exam; written and practical.


Must be found medically qualified to drive by a physician.

Schools Located in Wyoming

Sage Technical Services - Casper
Jets Technological Institute - Riverton
TDT Careers Inc. - Cheyenne

All Truck Drivers, under Federal mandate must be licensed by the State Department of Transportation, Drivers Services.


The written exam is administered at the local driver’s license offices daily. Once the written exam is completed and passed, application is made to take the practical/driving test. The practical test is given 1-2 weeks after application is sent.

Examinations (Practical) $ 40.00
License $ 25.00
Renewal (Every 4 Years) $ 20.00
Must take a written exam at renewal if hazardous materials endorsement is part of the license.
Must pass background check before hazardous material endorsement is issued.

Licensing Agency

Driver Services, Customer Service
P.O. Box 1708
5300 Bishop Blvd.
Cheyenne, Wyoming  82003-1708
Phone: (307) 777-4800

Additional Sources of Information
Wyoming Trucking Association
P.O. Box 1909
555 N. Poplar
Casper, Wyoming  82602
Phone: (307) 234-1579

Occupational Outlook Handbook:

Wages Last Updated June 2008

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