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Hazardous Materials (Hazmat) Endorsement

We asked 8,669 job seekers about their Hazardous Materials (Hazmat) Endorsement. This is what they told us:

  • 51% of job seekers said "make more money" was the biggest reason for earning their Hazardous Materials (Hazmat) Endorsement
  • 81% said earning their Hazardous Materials (Hazmat) Endorsement helped them make more money
  • 83% said earning their Hazardous Materials (Hazmat) Endorsement helped them get a job
  • 94% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Hazardous Materials (Hazmat) Endorsement

What are people saying about getting a Hazardous Materials (Hazmat) Endorsement?

Did this certification help you make more money?

Based on 8,668 responses

81% said earning their Hazardous Materials (Hazmat) Endorsement helped them make more money

Did this certification help you get a job?

Based on 8,668 responses

83% said earning their Hazardous Materials (Hazmat) Endorsement helped them get a job

Would you recommend this certification?

Based on 8,666 responses

94% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Hazardous Materials (Hazmat) Endorsement

Why did you decide to earn your Hazardous Materials (Hazmat) Endorsement?

Based on 8,669 responses

Required for my current job

41%

Make more money

51%

Changing careers

23%

Get an edge over other candidates

28%

Help my career progression

51%

Other

11%

What was your job title after earning this certification?

Based on 6,842 responses

Truck Driver View jobs

74%

Driver View jobs

6%

Tanker Driver View jobs

4%

Delivery Driver View jobs

2%

Owner Operator Driver View jobs

1%

What do people wish they knew before earning their Hazardous Materials (Hazmat) Endorsement?

5,676 people answered

“Sometimes you will be hauling some dangerous product”

May 3, 2021

“Sometimes you will be hauling some dangerous product”

May 3, 2021

“It’s needed to prevent getting fined for HAZMAT violations.”

May 2, 2021

“That is a veery dangerous endorsement to have and carry on a daily basis. There is alot to know and study for the law.”

April 27, 2021

“many employers are looking for this certification”

April 26, 2021

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their Hazardous Materials (Hazmat) Endorsement?

6,339 people answered

“Understand the certification and it's importance.”

April 28, 2021

“Understand the certification and it's importance.”

April 28, 2021

“Study by any means so you can really and totally understand for safety reasons.”

April 27, 2021

“To be careful and really read what you're carrying or hauling”

April 27, 2021

“be ready with the proper paperwork at all times. know what you're hauling. be prepared to be pulled into all open scales and pulled over to the side of the road to be checked over because you're hauling a haz-mat load. don't sign anything until you are comfortable with the whole load and paperwork.”

April 26, 2021