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COMPANY DRIVERS AVERAGE $65,000/YEAR

When you drive for Decker, you’ll enjoy competitive pay, excellent benefits and a driver-friendly environment that emphasizes respect, family values and quality time at home. We offer a variety of geographic territories for both reefer and flatbed professional truck drivers. Plus, you’ll enjoy some of the best equipment on the road.

Like to get more details on the advantages of driving for Decker? Just call us at 888-515-9427 or click Apply Now.

Decker Has A Driving Job For You

Midwest Reefer

You’ll find yourself traveling 2,300 to 2,500 miles per week throughout America’s Heartland. Home time options vary depending on where you live: get home every 12-14 days in some areas, other areas will get you home weekly.

Midwest Reefer Pay

Starting Pay Range $.43 - $.50 per mile – includes $.10 per mile per diem.

Verified Experience Per Mile

  • Students = 0.40 cpm
  • 1-5 months = 0.43 cpm
  • 6-11 months = 0.45 cpm
  • 1-3 years = 0.47 cpm
  • 3-5 years = 0.49 cpm
  • 5+ years = 0.50 cpm
  • Cap 0.55 cpm
  • 1¢ Annual Pay Increase until cap is reached.
  • 1¢ per mile increase after first 90 days of employment.

Short Haul Pay

  • Base mileage pay will be increased according to the following graduated scale for loaded miles less than 400 miles in length. In order to qualify for the additional mileage pay, the total loaded miles must fit the below scale, split loads will not qualify.
  • 0-100 = .20 cpm
  • 101-150 = .15 cpm
  • 151-200 = .12 cpm
  • 201-250 = .09 cpm
  • 251-300 = .06 cpm
  • 301-350 = .03 cpm
  • 351-400 = .02 cpm
Western Reefer

If you’re looking for an OTR position, our Western Reefer division is calling your name. This is our only true OTR division, running the 48 continental states and averaging 2,600 to 2,800 miles per week. More than 70% of the runs are west of Ohio. Flexible, reliable home time every 2 to 3 weeks.

Western Reefer Pay

Starting Pay Range $.41 - $.48 per mile – includes $.10 per mile per diem.

Verified Experience Per Mile

  • Students = 0.38 cpm
  • 1-5 months = 0.41 cpm
  • 6-11 months = 0.43 cpm
  • 1-3 years = 0.45 cpm
  • 3-5 years = 0.47 cpm
  • 5+ years = 0.48 cpm
  • Cap 0.52 cpm
  • 1¢ Annual Pay Increase until cap is reached.
  • 1¢ per mile increase after first 90 days of employment.

Short Haul Pay

  • Base mileage pay will be increased according to the following graduated scale for loaded miles less than 400 miles in length. In order to qualify for the additional mileage pay, the total loaded miles must fit the below scale, split loads will not qualify.
  • 0-100 = .20 cpm
  • 101-150 = .15 cpm
  • 151-200 = .12 cpm
  • 201-250 = .09 cpm
  • 251-300 = .06 cpm
  • 301-350 = .03 cpm
  • 351-400 = .02 cpm

Midwest Flatbed

Hauling mostly steel and building products, you’ll be running through the Central Midwest averaging 2,100 to 2,200 (home weekly) or 2,300 to 2,400 (out 14 days).

Midwest Flatbed Pay

Starting Pay Range $.47 - $.54 per mile – includes $.10 per mile per diem.

  • Students - $.44 per mile
  • First level - $.47 per mile
    • 1-11 months of non-flatbed AND flatbed driving experience
  • Second level - $.48 per mile
    • 1-2 years of flatbed driving experience
    • Drivers that have 1-2 years of non-flatbed driving experience will start at $.47 cpm
  • Third level - $.49 per mile
    • 2-3 years of flatbed driving experience
    • Drivers that have 2-3 years of non-flatbed driving experience will start at $.47 cpm
  • Fourth level - $.50 per mile
    • 3-4 years of flatbed driving experience
    • Drivers that have 3-4 years of non-flatbed driving experience will start at $.47 cpm
  • Fifth level - $.51 per mile
    • 4-5 years of flatbed driving experience
    • Drivers that have 4-5 years of non-flatbed driving experience will start at $.48 cpm
  • Sixth level - $.52 per mile
    • 5-6 years of flatbed driving experience
    • Drivers that have 5-6 years of non-flatbed driving experience will start at $.49 cpm
  • Seventh level - $.53 per mile
    • 6-7 years of flatbed driving experience
    • Drivers that have 6-7 years of non-flatbed driving experience will start at $.50 cpm
  • Eighth level - $.54 per mile
    • 7+ years of flatbed driving experience
    • Drivers that have 7+ years of non-flatbed driving experience will start at $.51 cpm
  • Max/Cap - $.54 per mile
  • 1¢ Annual Pay Increase until cap is reached.
  • 1¢ per mile increase after first 90 days of employment.
  • Tarp Pay
    • Tarping: $20.00
    • Untarping: $20.00
    • Securing: $20.00
    • Unsecuring: $20.00
Southern Flatbed

If you’re looking for outstanding starting pay and an average of 2,600 to 2,800 miles per week, look no further than our Southern Flatbed division, based out of Bessemer, Alabama. Like our Midwest Flatbed fleet, you’ll be hauling mostly steel and building products. Flexible, reliable home time every 2 to 3 weeks.

Southern Flatbed Pay

Starting Pay Range $.47 - $.54 per mile – includes $.10 per mile per diem.

  • Students - $.44 per mile
  • First level - $.47 per mile
    • 1-11 months of non-flatbed AND flatbed driving experience
  • Second level - $.48 per mile
    • 1-2 years of flatbed driving experience
    • Drivers that have 1-2 years of non-flatbed driving experience will start at $.47 cpm
  • Third level - $.49 per mile
    • 2-3 years of flatbed driving experience
    • Drivers that have 2-3 years of non-flatbed driving experience will start at $.47 cpm
  • Fourth level - $.50 per mile
    • 3-4 years of flatbed driving experience
    • Drivers that have 3-4 years of non-flatbed driving experience will start at $.47 cpm
  • Fifth level - $.51 per mile
    • 4-5 years of flatbed driving experience
    • Drivers that have 4-5 years of non-flatbed driving experience will start at $.48 cpm
  • Sixth level - $.52 per mile
    • 5-6 years of flatbed driving experience
    • Drivers that have 5-6 years of non-flatbed driving experience will start at $.49 cpm
  • Seventh level - $.53 per mile
    • 6-7 years of flatbed driving experience
    • Drivers that have 6-7 years of non-flatbed driving experience will start at $.50 cpm
  • Eighth level - $.54 per mile
    • 7+ years of flatbed driving experience
    • Drivers that have 7+ years of non-flatbed driving experience will start at $.51 cpm
  • Max/Cap - $.54 per mile
  • 1¢ Annual Pay Increase until cap is reached.
  • 1¢ per mile increase after first 90 days of employment.
  • Tarp Pay
    • Tarping: $20.00
    • Untarping: $20.00
    • Securing: $20.00
    • Unsecuring: $20.00

Fort Dodge, IA Short-Haul

Looking for a gig close to home? The majority of our local loads are hauled within a 250 mile radius of Fort Dodge with the occasional backhaul. Find yourself home at night and every weekend. Talk to a recruiter to learn about our other dedicated and local opportunities.

Fort Dodge Short-Haul Pay

Starting Pay - $.41 per mile – no per diem.

  • 1 year minimum of driving experience and must meet minimum hiring stands.
  • Annual Pay Raises
  • 1¢ per mile increase after first 90 days of employment.

HazMat Loads

Drivers pulling placarded HazMat loads will be paid an additional $85.00 per load.

Duty Codes

Description Pays Duty Code
Stop pay (excluding load origin and final delivery) $25.00 1

Miscellaneous Pay

For each backhaul, (backhauls do not include load originations out of Ft. Dodge or Mediapolis/Sperry) the driver will receive the following pay:

Description Pays Duty Code
1. Driver takes empty trailer to load origin, tarps and secures the load $25.00 12
2. Driver delivers load to final destination and removes securement and tarps $25.00 12
3. Loads originating at USG East Chicago, IN $20.00 10
Teams

Want to drive with a friend? Our teams not only assist with delivering tight loads in a timely manner, but many of our teams are in a mix of dedicated reefer freight with consistent and steady miles.

Teams Pay

Base pay = $.50 cpm

  • $0.52 cpm - 12-14,000 miles per month* (.26 cpm each driver includes .05 per diem)
  • $0.54 cpm - 14-16,000 miles per month* (.27 cpm each driver includes .05 per diem)
  • $0.56 cpm - 16-18,000 miles per month* (.28 cpm each driver includes .05 per diem)
  • $0.58 cpm - 18,000 + miles per month* (.29 cpm each driver includes .05 per diem)
* Bonus miles (all miles over 12,000 per month) will begin to calculate at the start of the first full calendar month of employment.

Accessorial pay will be split between the team:

  • Short Haul Pay – Base mileage pay will be increased according to the following graduated scale for loaded miles less than 400 miles in length. In order to qualify for the additional mileage pay, the total loaded miles must fit the below scale, split loads will not qualify.
Loaded Miles Cents Per Mile Over Base
0-100 .20
101-150 .15
151-200 .12
201-250 .09
251-300 .06
301-350 .03
351-400 .02

East Coast Pay

  • loads delivering East of I-81, (origins W. of MS River) - $50.00
  • loads delivering East of I-81 (all other origins) - $25.00

Earn Outstanding Pay with Annual Raises

REEFER DRIVERS

  • Annual pay raises
  • Short haul pay
  • East coast pay
  • Stop pay
  • HazMat pay
  • Trailer washout pay
  • Automatic detention pay
  • Layover pay
  • Breakdown pay
  • Monthly bonuses
  • 90-Day pay raise

FLATBED DRIVERS

  • Annual pay raises
  • Stop pay
  • Over dimensional load pay
  • Tarp pay
  • Securement pay
  • Chicago cross town loads
  • Short haul pay
  • Job site delivery pay
  • East coast pay
  • Side kit pay
  • HazMat pay
  • Automatic detention pay
  • Layover pay
  • Breakdown pay
  • Monthly bonuses
  • 90-Day pay raise



Great Benefits for Company Drivers

Insurance

  • Medical, dental & vision insurance
  • Prescription card
  • Flexible spending account
  • Disability & cancer insurance
  • Life insurance

Other Benefits

  • 401(k) with 30% match of up to 8% deferral
  • Paid vacation --- (Decker to send update)
    • 1 year = 1 week
    • 3 years = 2 weeks
    • 7 years = 3 weeks
  • Weekly pay w/ direct deposit
  • TripPak Express
  • Transflo mobile app
  • Rider program
  • ElitePass for tolls and scales
  • Pet policy

Professional Driver Center

  • Break room with TV, vending machines, microwaves, coffee, wi-fi
  • Quiet rooms with computer, telephone, recliner and TV
  • Restroom facilities
  • Driver showers and changing rooms
  • Laundry facilities
  • Training and orientation rooms

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