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Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A

We asked 9,765 job seekers about their Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A. This is what they told us:

  • 52% of job seekers said "make more money" was the biggest reason for earning their Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A
  • 90% said earning their Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A helped them make more money
  • 91% said earning their Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A helped them get a job
  • 95% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A

What are people saying about getting a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A?

Did this certification help you make more money?

Based on 9,756 responses

90% said earning their Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A helped them make more money

Did this certification help you get a job?

Based on 9,756 responses

91% said earning their Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A helped them get a job

Would you recommend this certification?

Based on 9,757 responses

95% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A

Why did you decide to earn your Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A?

Based on 9,765 responses

Required for my current job

28%

Make more money

52%

Changing careers

46%

Get an edge over other candidates

13%

Help my career progression

41%

Other

13%

What was your job title after earning this certification?

Based on 8,053 responses

Truck Driver View jobs

64%

Driver View jobs

8%

Bus Driver View jobs

4%

Owner Operator Driver View jobs

2%

Delivery Driver View jobs

2%

What do people wish they knew before earning their Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A?

6,989 people answered

“Need to be OTR for 2 years before getting a local Job.”

Dec. 31, 2019

“I wish I went with another company.”

Dec. 31, 2019

“How much I would enjoy this profession”

Dec. 31, 2019

“I should have done this earlier in my career.”

Dec. 31, 2019

“I wish I had went back to school for other options.”

Dec. 31, 2019

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A?

7,628 people answered

“It's a good thing if you don't mind working long hours.”

Dec. 31, 2019

“I would tell them to focus and ask questions and communicate with others helps.”

Dec. 31, 2019

“To be a truck tech it helps you to check your work”

Dec. 31, 2019

“If you have young children this is not the job for you. You will miss a lot of home-time”

Dec. 31, 2019

“Best job to have and to make money and you can be your own boss.”

Dec. 31, 2019

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