Employment Opportunities

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SCHOOL FACTS FOR THE YEAR 2014

Professional Drivers Academy enrolled 57 students in the year 2014.  Of those 57 students, 51 completed and graduated. Our graduation rate for 2014 is 89%. In 2010 our graduation rate was 86%.

Of the 51 students that graduated from Professional Drivers Academy 46 graduates have been placed in entry-level driving positions making the employment rate of graduates for the year 90%, down from 91% in 2010.

*Asterisks indicated affiliation with the gas wells.  In 2014 over twenty of our graduates were hired with companies associated with the Marcellus Shale Gas Well Drilling in North Central PA, but hiring for that group has slowed down with the low proice of natural gas.

The average starting wage for CDL driving positions is approximately $38,000 to $45, 000 per year.

THE FOLLOWING COMPANIES HAVE RECENTLY HIRED STUDENT GRADUATES FROM PROFESSIONAL DRIVERS ACADEMY

CONWAY FREIGHT

ZARTMAN

MILTON TRANSPORTATION INC.

*JIM FORESMAN

*STALLION

*HALIBURTON

*QUALITY CARRIERS

SHAFFER

APRIL HEALTH CARE

*PAN HANDLER OIL SERVICES

FURMANS

*CLARKS TRUCKING

ROEHL

*DENNIS WOLFE (Owner/Operator)

*INFINITY

MID STATE BEVERAGE

*MINUTEMAN

WENGER FEED

PARIS UNIFORM

*SELET ENERGY

ADS

NATIONAL LIMESTONE QUARRY

MERCER TRANSPORATION

*KJE  (Owner/Operator)

CRST

*TRICAN

*ARCHER

R. W. BIRD

NEMF (New England Motor Freight)

TMC

MORE RECRUITING INFORMATION AVAILABLE AT THE OFFICES OF

PROFESSIONAL DRIVERS ACADEMY 1-800-875-2511