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CDL Schools in Michigan

Michigan has a growing trucking industry, no matter the area you live in.

If you want to become a truck driver in this state, there are some requirements to keep in mind.

Read on for more info in order to start your new career.

Training in Michigan

Michigan has 43 training schools in the field, which means you have plenty of options for training.

Before picking the school you want, make sure to consider the tuition costs as well as the time you can put into getting trained.

Diesel technology programs are usually more lengthy and can last up to 2 years.

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However, a truck driving program can be completed in one or 2 months.

Some schools offer to cover tuition costs by offering scholarships.

One of these is the U.S. Truck Driver Training School, an institution that covers all education fees.

Another choice is The Drive the Guard, where you can become a member of the National Guard and have your tuition paid for.

School NameAddress
All Stars Truck Driving School, Inc.151 Military St, Detroit, MI 48209, USA
All Stars Truck Driving School, Inc.2830 East Michigan Ave., Ypsilanti, MI 48187
ABC Training and Testing7203 Sears Rd., Horton, MI 49246
Advanced Compliance Solutions 1621 Terminal Dr., Saginaw, MI 48601
Advanced Tech Courses6100 US Hwy 31, Grawn, MI 49637
American Pride Truck Driving School3435 East Michigan Ave., Jackson, MI 49202
American Workplace Trucking Centers1000 N Opdyke Rd Ste D2, Auburn Hills, MI 48326
Baker College1050 W. Bristol Road, Flint, MI 48507
Baker College9600 E 13th St., Cadillac, MI 49601
Bert's Testing & Training Services Inc14320 Joy Rd., Detroit, MI 48228
Commercial Driver License Training School LLC13800 Tyler Avenue, Detroit, MI 48227, USA
C.D.L. Training Services & Consulting Inc221 S Quarterline Rd., Muskegon, MI 49442
CDI Truck Driving School6191 Sherman, Saginaw, MI 48604
CDL Training Service & Consulting - Muskegon Community College221 S. Quarterline Rd., Muskegon, MI 49442
Classic Driving School64261 Van Dyke, Washington, MI 48095
Coast2coast Truck Driving School6280 King Rd., Marine City, MI 48039
Coast2coast Truck Driving School44440 Phoenix Dr., Sterling Heights, MI 48314
A&B CDL Inc3417 Roger B Chaffee Memorial Dr SE Suite 309, Wyoming, MI 49548
Dynamic Truck Driving School, Inc.24121 Mound Road, Warren, MI 48091
E L Hollingsworth & Co3039 Airpark Drive North, Flint, MI 48507
Fleet Compliance Group Ltd2976 Ivanrest SW Ste 255, Grandville, MI 49418
Great American Truck Driving School3411 W Fort Street, Detroit, MI 48216
Integrity Truck Driving School12256 Hubbard, Livonia, MI 48150
Integrity Truck Driving School1155 Centre Rd., Auburn Hills, MI 48326
International Trucking School27800 Wick Rd., Romulus, MI 48174
International Trucking School27800 Wick Rd, Romulus, MI 48174, USA
International Trucking School Inc - Macomb County Community College14500 E 12 Mile Rd., Warren, MI 48088
International Trucking School Inc - Monroe County Community College1555 South Raisinville Road, Monroe, MI 48161
International Trucking School Inc5820 N Canton Trail Rd Ste 150 , Canton, MI 48187
International Trucking School Inc2200 S. Washington Avenue, Lansing, MI 48910
International Trucking School Inc2946 Business One Drive, Kalamazoo, MI 49048
Lancing Community College2417 25th Street, Augusta, MI 49012
Liberty Truck Driving School1680 W M-61, Gladwin, MI 48624
Macomb County CDL Training41411 Romeo Plank, Clinton Township, MI 48038
Mid Michigan Community College1375 S. Clare Ave., Harrison, MI 48625
Midwest Truck Driving School1519 N 26th St., Escanaba, MI 49829
North Oakland CDL Inc2651 Metamora Rd., Oxford, MI 48371
Nu-Way Truck Driver Training Centers11940 Merriman Ave., Livonia, MI 48150
Nu-Way Truck Driver Training Centers25 S Glenwood Ave., Pontiac, MI 48342
Ozoor Driving School6830 Wyoming St., Dearborn, MI 48126
Pinnacle Truck Driver Training1625 Leeson Ave., Cadillac, MI 49601
Port Huron Express Truck Driver Learning Center4743 Gratiot Rd., St Clair, MI 48079
Professional Drivers Institute10747 US Hwy 12, New Buffalo, MI 49117
Rivertown CDL Academy1025 Ken-O-Sha Ind Pk Dr SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508
Samba Express Driver Training and Testing Division32097 Hollingsworth Ave., Warren, MI 48092
Semi Academy822 South Highway M-40, Lawton, MI 49065
Star Professional Driving School3940 Eastern Avenue S.E., Grand Rapids, MI 49508
Star Professional Driving School3717 King Hwy., Kalamazoo, MI 49048
Star Professional Driving School3020 S Creyts Rd., Lansing, MI 48917
Star Professional Driving School1945 S Dort Hwy, Flint, MI 48503, USA
Star Professional Driving School265 Hanthorn Street, Cadillac, MI 49601, USA
Star Professional Driving School1645 S Airport Rd., Traverse, MI 49686
Star Professional Driving School2580 Black Creek Rd., Muskegon, MI 49444
Suburban Truck Driver Training School28675 Northline Rd., Romulus, MI 48174
Super Service Truck Driver Training6000 Clay Ave., Grand Rapids, MI 49548
Thumb Area Driving Academy75 Dawson St., Sandusky, MI 48471
Trainco Inc Truck Driving Schools22299 Eureka Rd., Taylor, MI 48180
Trainco Inc Truck Driving Schools1122 W Holmes Rd., Lansing, MI 48910
Trainco Inc Truck Driving Schools - Washtenaw Community College4800 E. Huron River Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Tri Area Driving School6272 Midland Rd., Freeland, MI 48623
Tri Area Driving School922 N M37 Hwy., Hastings, MI 49058
US Truck Driver Training School, Inc4195 Central St., Detriot, MI 48210
US Truck Driver Training School, Inc6500 15 Mile Rd., Sterling Heights, MI 48312
West Michigan CDL Inc3370 Busch Drive, Grandville, MI 49418

Choosing a school in Michigan

In Michigan, many schools offer programs for the Class A certification.

These programs can be completed in 2 months.

If you enroll in a diesel technology course and are not looking for specialization, you can finish it in a year or less.

However, a degree will generally last up to 2 years.

One of the schools that provides shorter programs is Kirtland Community College, with a course lasting only 2 semesters.

Another school worth checking is U.S. Truck Driver Training School, that has several locations in the state.

The institution allows you to get your driver’s license by offering driving courses prior to your physical exam.

Trucking Industry Wages

How much money you earn will depend on your level of experience and specialization.

On average, a truck driver makes $44,261 per year, while the best-paid can expect to earn around $51,295 per year.

Annual Salary Range:
$39K
$44K
$51K
10%
50%
90%
Annual Salary by Location:
LocationAvg. Annual Salary
Detroit$45,313
Grand Rapids$43,151
Warren$45,313
Sterling Heights$45,172
Ann Arbor$45,954
Lansing$43,301
Flint$41,026
Dearborn$45,313
Livonia$45,172
Troy$45,148

After getting your license, you can look for a company to get hired.

Remember some schools provide job placement options, which are a good option for students who want to work right away.

You can also get hired by a trucking company, leasing center, and repair shop.

C.R. England, Stevens Transport, Premier Transportation, and TMC Transportation are the most well-known trucking companies in the state.

The job outlook in the industry is positive.

O*Net reports an 11% growth for truck drivers between the 2012 and 2022 period.

According to the same source, diesel technology jobs will also see a growth of 7%.

Conclusion

Michigan is a wide state with many career opportunities for truck drivers.

Getting a license is also not demanding, and all you have to do is attend the right program.

Hopefully, the info we brought will help you choose a school and start your career.

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