Compensation - Freight hauling & jobs in driving | Truck freight company


How much do you pay?

You earn up to .525 cents per mile for all dispatched delivered miles for national drivers; .505 cents per mile for regional; .445 per mile maximum for intermodal; and .605 per mile maximum for team.   This includes an additional differential for miles run in the 11 northeast states, otherwise known as our DIME program. 

What do I have to do to earn the maximum pay per mile?

We take safety and customer service very seriously at Don Hummer Trucking.  A portion of the compensation includes a safety and performance related bonus.  There is a potential for bonus loss for accidents and non-compliance; however, 98% of our drivers earn the maximum every payroll.

What about vacation pay?

On the next paycheck after your anniversary date, you are paid .01 cent for all dispatched delivered miles during the previous twelve months.  As your years-of-service with our company grows, so does your longevity pay!  As long as you are under active dispatch, you will be paid vacation.

How often do you pay?

We pay every Friday.  Direct deposit is available to you so you do not need to worry about getting your paycheck deposited right away.

Do I get paid for orientation?

Yes, we pay your lodging/meal expenses during our two-day orientation.  Plus we pay you a $150 bonus for successful completion of the orientation process.

How much can I earn?

Many of our drivers make over $50,000 per year.  In 2014, our highest earning solo driver grossed $73,400.   Our top team grossed $122,000 in 2014.  

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