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Over-the-Road (OTR) Tanker truck driverTop drivers earn $72,000 | Up to $7,500 sign-on bonus

Average pay:
$55,800 - $68,200
Home time:
Every other week
Experience:
All CDL holders
Job ID:
202221

Enjoy some of the highest earning potential in the fleet with up to $0.54 per mile* (up to $72,000 per year with accessorial pay) as you travel the country hauling 2/3 non-hazardous loads as an Over-the-Road (OTR) Tanker truck driver. Get six days off each month with a flexible time off program and become an elite driver through Schneider’s industry-leading paid Tanker training.

Over-the-Road (OTR) Tanker truck driver truck driver job overview

  • $55,800 to $68,200* average annual earnings, with weekly paychecks and 15% of pay from accessorials.
  • $72,000* top annual earning potential.
  • Up to $0.54 per mile* with weekly performance pay up to $0.04 per mile.
  • Home three days every other weekend, with flexibility.
  • 2,100 average miles per week, mostly east of the Mississippi.
  • Two-thirds non-hazardous liquid freight, with loading and unloading pay.
  • $7,500 limited-time sign-on bonus in 12 monthly payments for experienced drivers.
  • $5,000 limited-time sign-on bonus in 12 monthly payments for inexperienced drivers.
  • *Based on CDL driver experience, performance and location

Over-the-Road (OTR) Tanker truck driver qualifications

  • Valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).
  • Automated transmission CDL restriction allowed.
  • Tanker endorsement required at time of hire.
  • HazMat endorsement required after starting — Schneider’s self-paced online certification training will help you secure it.
  • TWIC card (Transportation Worker Identification Card) preferred — required to start process within 60 days of hire.

Need one or more of your endorsements, or unsure if you qualify? Call us at 800-447-7433, and we can talk you through it.

Additional Over-the-Road (OTR) Tanker truck driver job benefits

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance, plus flexible spending options.
  • 401(k) savings plan with company match.
  • Paid orientation and time off (plus holiday pay after a year).
  • Opportunity to attend Class A CDL training paid for by Schneider, through our tuition reimbursement or up-front payment program.
  • Up to $7,000 tuition reimbursement (paid at $200/month) for qualified drivers.
  • HazMat endorsement reimbursed upon receipt.
  • Unlimited referral bonus potential.
  • Credit for Military Experience and Military Apprenticeship programs, plus more military benefits.
  • Leading equipment and technology specs designed for driver comfort.
  • Many more — see full driver benefit package.

More reasons to choose Schneider Tanker

  • Elite paid training – Learn how to master this unique work with industry-leading paid orientation specifically for Tanker driving.
  • Top-notch equipment – Drive the best thanks to continuous investments in tractors, tank trailers and Tanker-specific technology.
  • HazMat endorsement – If you still need it, we’ll help you pay for it.
  • Position based out of Schneider’s Gary Facility.
  • Learn more about Tanker and Over-the-Road truck driving.

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