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Over-the-Road (OTR) Truck DriverTop Drivers earn $71,000 | $5,000 Sign-on Bonus

Average pay:
$50,950 - $62,050
Home time:
Every other week
Experience:
3 months or greater CDL experience
Job ID:
200180

Over-the-Road truck drivers earn up to $0.47 per mile* starting pay. Truckers will have a schedule of 2 weeks out and 1 week home in our unique "home run" configuration. Three drivers will share two trucks in this CDL driving job, which means you get maximum home time while still receiving full-time benefits. OTR truckers haul 95% no-touch freight and average 2,500 miles per week. If you want to explore the country and rack up the miles, there's no better way than jumping behind the wheel as an Over-the-Road driver for Schneider. Start your OTR trucking career in Schneider's Van Truckload division today!

Eligible CDL Truck Driver Applicants: Experienced Class A CDL holders

Over-the-Road Truck Driver Pay
  • Up to $71,000 per year*
  • $5,000 sign-on bonus for experienced drivers
  • Performance pay up to $0.04 per mile more, paid out weekly
  • $0.01 per mile automatic annual pay increase
  • Potential accessorial pay for detention, layover, hand load/unload
  • Higher pay: Inexperienced OTR mileage rates, for example, have increased 17% in the last two years
  • *Based on CDL driver experience, performance and location

Over-the-Road Truck Driver Benefits

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance, plus flexible spending options
  • 401(k) savings plan with company match
  • Paid orientation and time off
  • Up to $7,000 tuition reimbursement (paid at $200/month) for qualified drivers
  • Credit for Military Experience and Military Apprenticeship programs, plus more military benefits
  • Many more - see full list of benefits

Over-the-Road Truck Driver Qualifications

  • Valid Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL)
  • Automated transmission CDL restriction allowed
  • Minimum 3 months of Class A driving experience
  • HazMat endorsement preferred
  • Passport, FAST card or Enhanced CDL opens more opportunities

More Reasons to Choose Over-the-Road Driving at Schneider

  • Mobile apps to increase driver productivity, locate equipment, expedite access and more
  • No employment contract - we don't lock you in, but you'll want to stay
  • Nationwide facility network, many locations offering free showers, laundry, WiFi, exercise equipment, TV lounges, cafeterias and more
  • Nationwide parking network with 24/7 access to free and safe parking
  • Advantage Club - after five years with Schneider, you'll be admitted to this exclusive club with a variety of unique opportunities paid for by Schneider
  • Learn more about Over-the-Road driving

Why Schneider?

Safety isn’t a buzzword — it’s a way of life at Schneider. Nothing we do is worth harming ourselves or others. Drivers love that, and it’s just one more thing that’s separated Schneider from the rest for over 80 years.

“I like that Schneider promotes safety all the time. The rules don’t change from one person to the next. Schneider teaches you the correct way to operate a vehicle, without any shortcuts.”
David, Schneider driver

Join one of the top trucking companies. Call 800-447-7433 for more information about becoming an Over-the-Road truck driver with Schneider!

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