In a recent press release, Walmart Companies based in Arkansas says it will pay its truck drivers 110,000 in their first year working for the company.

Walmart had this to say about the new earning potential of becoming a driver for Walmart companies:

These latest investments mean Walmart drivers can now make up to $110,000 in their first year with the company. And that’s just a start – drivers who have been with Walmart longer can earn even more, based on factors like tenure and location.

If you are curious according to Glassdoor the average salary for a long-haul trucker is $56, 491 and Walmart is offering double that for drivers.

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Kelly Sikkema Unsplash

Not only is the pay tremendous for new drivers Walmart offers a program called Live Better U program in which they will pay for your college in route to a college degree.

If you want to become a driver and have no experience that is not a problem. They have also launched a 12-week training program in Dallas Texas to get you CDL certified and on the path to a new career earning top dollar.

Red Semi Truck. Caucasian Truck Driver Preparing For the Next Destination.

This is a number I wanted to share with you, According to the latest census information, the average income in Texarkana is only $25,992. So if you were to go to work as a truck driver for Walmart you would be earning over 4 times the average income in Texarkana.

If you want to find out more you can see all of the details on the Walmart career website.

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