CDL

We asked 3736 job seekers about their CDL. This is what they told us:

  • 54% of job seekers said "make more money" was the biggest reason for earning their CDL
  • 91% said earning their CDL helped them make more money
  • 93% said earning their CDL helped them get a job
  • 95% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their CDL

What are people saying about getting a CDL?

Did this certification help you make more money?

Based on 3,717 responses

91% said earning their CDL helped them make more money

Did this certification help you get a job?

Based on 3,717 responses

93% said earning their CDL helped them get a job

Would you recommend this certification?

Based on 3,717 responses

95% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their CDL

Why did you decide to earn your CDL?

Based on 3,736 responses

Required for my current job
29%
Make more money
54%
Changing careers
51%
Get an edge over other candidates
11%
Help my career progression
38%
Other
11%

What was your job title after earning this certification?

Based on 2,836 responses

Truck Driver View jobs
74%
Bus Driver View jobs
5%
Driver View jobs
3%
Owner Operator Driver View jobs
1%
Company Driver View jobs
1%

What do people wish they knew before earning their CDL?

2,459 people answered

“Many employers are looking for drivers with this certification.”

July 14, 2019

“I wish I knew that a lot of companies require experience.”

July 14, 2019

“I wish the school had released more financial info about the company but they kept that secret til I was otr training.”

July 14, 2019

“It was a new thing that had to be required so the job helped me earn it.”

July 14, 2019

“I wish I knew how hard the written tests were.”

July 14, 2019

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their CDL?

2,708 people answered

“Study the books everything hands on is easy it’s the book part that you need to know.”

July 14, 2019

“Study good and pay attention to the test on the dmv.”

July 14, 2019

“It’s not as easy as it appears but it pays off if you find the right company to work for.”

July 14, 2019

“It’s a great way to get your driving career up and going.”

July 14, 2019

“You have to remain focused & throughout hard days never give up.”

July 14, 2019
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