New Hampshire Trucking

New Hampshire is a far northeastern U.S. state with easy traffic and a narrow connection to the Atlantic Coast.10 Truck drivers in the state have access to a port and inland destinations, including New England and New York.10 Truckers can rely on New Hampshire’s primary industries, like manufacturing, technology, health care and tourism, to find work hauling freight throughout the state and loading and offloading at the port.


New Hampshire Motor Transport Association (NHMTA) is a non-profit trade association representing truck owners and operators. NHMTA offers various members benefits and provides a range of training and seminars throughout the year.

Freight Economy

In 2019 U.S. trucks hauled 11.84 billion tons of freight and generated $791 billion in revenue.

New Hampshire truckers primarily transport:

  • Aircraft parts
  • Medicines
  • Office machine parts and accessories
  • Modems, similar reception/transmission devices
  • Machine tool parts, accessories
  • TV reception/transmission equipment parts
  • Mixed immunological products
  • Cell phones
  • Insulated optical fiber cables
  • Miscellaneous plastic articles


Maine, Vermont, Massachusetts, the Atlantic Ocean, and Canada all border New Hampshire.3 The state has 225 interstate miles, which is only a small portion of New Hampshire’s 33,000 total lane miles of roadways.

Major highways include I-89, I-93, and I-95.

Work and Wages

New Hampshire has roughly 691 total local truck driver jobs.

The average annual salary of truck drivers in the state is approximately $63,498. In May 2020, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported a median yearly salary of $47,130 for Heavy and Tractor-trailer Truck Drivers.