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Fast Facts for Heavy Truck Drivers in Texas

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Laredo, Texarkana and Odessa
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Austin, San Angelo and Corpus Christi
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Houston, Dallas and Fort Worth

Salaries for Heavy Truck Drivers in Texas

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: El Paso, Dallas and Midland

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  • Diploma - Electrical Technician

Altierus is a non-profit, higher educational school system with 21 campuses in 11 states, operated as Altierus Career College or Career Education. And being a student here is different. Because we don't see you as just a student. We see you as an individual within our community with your own reasons for being here.

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  • Trades Management-Electrical Technician
  • Designated a Military Friendly School by Victoria Media in 2015.
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  • Provides programs in Allied Healthcare, Information Technology, Cosmetology, HVAC, Business, Massage Therapy and Veterinary Technology.
  •  Institutionally accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE), with online accreditation from the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
  • 6 campuses across Texas, with a campus in Las Cruces, New Mexico and online.
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Southern Careers Institute has maintained a tradition of career training for over 50 years in Texas with campuses in Austin, Brownsville, Corpus Christi, Harlingen, Pharr, San Antonio & Online courses available to anyone, anywhere.


At SCI, we have made it our mission to provide our students with the training they need to be successful in a new career. We offer career training in Medical, Business, Skilled Trades, Cosmetology, & Technology programs. These certification-based programs are designed to make our graduates some of the most marketable job candidates.


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  • Automotive

At Universal Technical Institute (UTI), you won’t just train for a career. You’ll train for success. The hands-on training and high-tech skills you’ll get at UTI can put you on the fast track toward a rewarding career as a professional technician. Across the nation, you’ll find UTI-trained technicians working in great jobs with top manufacturers, dealerships and repair shops. 

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  • Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration
  • Offers several program options in healthcare and wellness, skilled trades, and business.
  • Provides career assistance services including resume and cover letter writing, interview prep, and professional partnerships with regional employers for employment opportunities.
  • Classes start every month.
  • Accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE), and the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) for the San Antonio branch.
  • 5 campuses in Brownsville, Corpus Christi, McAllen, San Antonio, and Weslaco.
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  • Computer Numerical Control Machinist
  • Offers accelerated programs w/ flexible schedules & professional instruction
  • Multiple accredited campuses across 9 states including CA, TX, NV, & PA
  • 10 + programs including Practical Nursing, Dental and Medical Assisting
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2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

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Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Heavy Truck Drivers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Texas. 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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Annual Median Salary
Abilene 920 $46,690
Amarillo 2250 $43,710
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land 39170 $42,270
Brownsville-Harlingen 1820 $38,160
Beaumont-Port Arthur 1970 $42,730
College Station-Bryan 1270 $43,910
Corpus Christi 3070 $42,930
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington 50290 $45,720
El Paso 5460 $35,870
Austin-Round Rock 7260 $38,570
San Angelo 520 $40,820
San Antonio-New Braunfels 11670 $44,760
Laredo 3390 $37,280
Longview 2120 $46,630
Lubbock 1610 $39,600
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission 4190 $31,620
Midland 3620 $46,830
Odessa 2300 $45,680
Killeen-Temple 1480 $46,430
Sherman-Denison 340 $33,400
Tyler 1610 $38,540
Victoria 770 $39,900
Waco 1230 $39,870
Wichita Falls 540 $43,950

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