Pennsylvania Heavy Truck Driving Schools and Careers

Career Information for Heavy Truck Drivers in Pennsylvania

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Fast Facts for Heavy Truck Drivers in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Altoona, York and Harrisburg
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Erie
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Harrisburg

Salaries for Heavy Truck Drivers in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Harrisburg, Philadelphia and Lancaster

Schools for Heavy Truck Drivers in Pennsylvania are listed below.

Selected Truck Driving Schools in Pennsylvania

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Fortis Institute

At Fortis Institute, you may get the skills and training you need to prepare for a career.

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  • Programs: Commercial Truck Driver Training
  • Degrees: Diploma
Smith & Solomon Training Solutions
Norristown, Philadelphia, Pittston

Get your career on track with training from Smith & Solomon.

  • Programs: CDL B: With Passenger Endorsement, CDL A: With Passenger Endorsement, CDL B: Straight Truck Training, more...
  • Degrees: Certificate
All-State Career
Essington, North Versailles

Prepare for an exciting career in the trucking industry at All-State Career. * Programs vary by location * Please contact each individual campus for accreditation information

  • Programs: Class A CDL Preparatory Driver Training, Class B CDL Driving, Class A CDL Advanced Tractor Trailer Driver Program
  • Degrees: Diploma, Certificate
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More Pennsylvania Truck Driving Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics West Mifflin Associate 289

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Heavy Truck Drivers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Pennsylvania. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Heavy Truck Drivers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Heavy Truck Drivers relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Altoona 1320 $43640 1.84
Gettysburg 450 $38690 1.16
Harrisburg 6060 $45620 1.59
Carlisle 6060 $45620 1.59
Bloomsburg 660 $40540 1.27
Berwick 660 $40540 1.27
Johnstown 820 $39530 1.25
Chambersburg 1930 $36640 2.79
Waynesboro 1930 $36640 2.79
East Stroudsburg 810 $37540 1.21
Erie 1280 $35520 0.83
Pittsburgh 12770 $41350 0.93
Reading 2200 $41900 1.06
Lancaster 4260 $38720 1.51
Lebanon 1230 $37690 2.09
Scranton 4880 $42940 1.57
Wilkes 4880 $42940 1.57
Barre 4880 $42940 1.57
Hazleton 4880 $42940 1.57
State College 680 $40700 0.83
Williamsport 1110 $38640 1.72
York 3080 $43210 1.43
Hanover 3080 $43210 1.43
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