Pat Lilja

Pat Lilja, Senior Transformation Partner for Driver and Owner-Operator Compensation

Pat has been with Schneider for 36 years, and is currently Senior Transformation Partner for Driver and Owner-Operator Compensation and Hire-to-Pay Processes. He works to ensure accurate and timely compensation that is market competitive and performance based, designed to attract and retain driver associates. He has held several other roles, including Regional Operation Director, Director of Van Operations Support, Director of Pay Services and Operation Center Manager.

Recent Blog Posts By Pat Lilja

Schneider Announces LTL Driver Pay Increase

By Pat Lilja Aug 6, 2018

Schneider's newest business division is the latest to announce a truck driver pay increase. Read for full details.

Schneider Raises Van Truckload and Tanker Driver Pay Again

By Pat Lilja May 25, 2018

Schneider evaluates driver pay packages every week, and in quick response to market conditions, Schneider is proud to announce more driver pay increases.

Schneider Truck Driver Pay: Average Earnings Expectations

By Pat Lilja Mar 30, 2018

How much does an average truck driver make? Here's a full breakdown on how much you can expect to earn at Schneider based on fleet averages, along with info on how to earn even more and maximize your truck driver pay potential.

Schneider Announces New 2018 Tanker Driver Pay Increase

By Pat Lilja Mar 2, 2018

Tanker drivers are already among the highest earners in Schneider's fleet, and now Schneider is proud to announce a new pay increase to make that earning potential even higher.

2018 Truck Driver Per Diem Pay: Advantages and Tax Plan Impacts

By Pat Lilja Feb 28, 2018

Schneider is proud to continue offering a truck driver per diem pay program in 2018, which provides a great opportunity for eligible drivers to maximize take-home pay. Yet, confusion abounds, especially following the new tax plan. Get the answers you're looking for here.

Schneider Adds Another Van Truckload Driver Pay Increase in 2018

By Pat Lilja Jan 26, 2018

Even after multiple pay increases in 2017 and an improved performance pay program in 2018, Schneider is proud to announce another upgrade to driver pay.

Driver Pay: Schneider Improves Performance Pay, Adds Automatic Increases

By Pat Lilja Jan 18, 2018

Schneider is excited to announce significant improvements to driver pay that reward top-performing drivers even more in 2018.

How Many Cents Per Mile Does Schneider Pay?

By Pat Lilja May 22, 2017

For many truck drivers, that's the most important driver pay question, but is the best question to ask to fully understand driver pay?

Intermodal Truck Driver Pay: Schneider's Regional vs. Local Configurations

By Pat Lilja Nov 25, 2016
Learn about the components of Schneider’s Intermodal driver pay package, compare regional and local configurations and figure out how much you can earn.