Post Date - Sep 15, 2020
Careers aren’t always one-size-fits-all. They’re often fluid, changing as you achieve career goals or as the demands in your personal or professional life shift. This is why we often see individuals becoming truck drivers after lengthy careers in other industries. It’s also why we’ve seen truck drivers transition between solo careers, team driving roles, independent contractor opportunities and back again. Whether you’ve landed here because you’re new to truck driving or wondering what’s the next step for your trucking career, we have a place for you. Unsure of what that looks like? Here’s a quick overview of the driving opportunities here at USA Truck:
Drivers with at least six months of verifiable experience can start at up to $0.425 per mile depending on location. Our regional drivers enjoy our new productivity pay rates, a 20-year regional pay schedule with annual increases, loyalty bonus and a monthly fuel/idle bonus. As a driver for USA Truck, you’ll also get flexible home time options, 99% no-touch freight, membership in our employee stock ownership plan, and 401k plan with 4% match.
Our dedicated career opportunities offer drivers consistency and predictability along with the great pay and benefits USA Truck is known for. You’ll get reliable home time and the opportunity to really get to know your customers.
At USA Truck, we’re proud to be a career landing spot for military service members transitioning to civilian life. More than 21% of our team members are military veterans. Plus, your military service can equal up to 2 years of driving experience on our pay scale! Ask for more information when you connect with USA Truck.
Our teams average up to 6,500 miles and 1.5 days of home time each week. Experienced team drivers can earn $200,000+ annually with at least 12 months of verifiable experience. Teams can add even more to their pockets with our newly increased productivity pay rates. You’ll also enjoy 95% no-touch freight, drop and hook with next pre-plan dispatches, and a team division leader that works to ensure you’ll get your miles.
Are you a new graduate of truck driving school? Recent CDL-A grads can make up to $0.425 per mile during their first year at USA Truck. Plus, you’ll be eligible for our productivity pay as well as the usual USA Truck benefits including our driver referral bonus and employee stock ownership plan.
Lease purchase drivers
Let us hep you start your own truck driving business! Our new, low-cost lease purchase program includes $1,500 in down payment assistance, increased pay packages, self-dispatch with our load boards, performance and referral bonuses, and discounts on fuel.
Being an owner operator gives you more freedom and control over your own trucking business. As a partner with USA Truck, we’ll be by your side the entire way to support your new career. You’ll have access to our stable freight lanes, performance bonuses you can actually earn, and fuel discounts, as well as paid lumpers, EZ Pass and scale bypass system. With USA Truck’s choose your pay program, independent contractors can earn up to 67% of load revenue or $1.08/mile!
Carriers with own authority
Have you moved from independent contractor to owning your own carrier with its own authority? Our Plus Power Carriers have access to year-round freight with 24/7 dispatch and trailer maintenance support. We have a high percentage of drop and hook freight, which will save you both time and money. Your fleet will also get discounts on gas and tires, flexible pay options and assistance with back-office responsibilities.
Ready to take the next step towards a new driving role? We’d love to tell you more about what the future holds for you at USA Truck. Connect with us today!