Driver Pay and Benefits | Summitt Trucking
Competitive pay

Over the road drivers are paid based on mileage. City Drivers will be paid an hourly rate.

Solo drivers can start up to $.51 per mile in the Dry Van Division. Team Drivers can make up to $.70 per mile running Dry Van.

Team driver pay is split on the truck.

Mileage based on paid practical miles using PC Miler Practical Routing Version 30.

Increases are given every 6 months after 6 months of continuous employment.

Home Time

At Summitt our Dry Van Drivers typically will get home weekly, but may be out on the road up to 10 days with 34-48 hours home. Refrigerated drivers are typically out 2 weeks at a time. We also allow drivers to stay out longer and receive more home time as well. In addition, Summitt highly encourages our drivers to take paid holidays and vacations to enjoy additional home time so that they may be more safe and productive drivers.

Additional Pay

Driver Safety Bonus Per 4 wk cycle $300.00
OTR Driver Performance Bonus Per 4 wk cycle $300.00
Northeast Minimum Driver Pay Additional Pay Amount Per Mile $0.02
FMCSA Roadside No Violation Pay Additional Pay Amount Per Mile $200
Northeast Minimum Driver Pay Additional Pay Amount Per Mile $0.02
Bonus 1st Time Hauling a Hazmat Placarded Load (Company will also reimburse Cost of the Test and Cost of new CDL Class A with Hazmat Endorsement)
Driver will also earn: $ 0.05 per mile for all Placarded miles driven
Canadian Border Crossing Paid to cross into Canada $150.00
Company Paid Benefits

Full-time employees are eligible for the following company paid benefits:

  • Vacation
  • Holiday Pay
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Basic Life


Voluntary Benefits

Summitt Trucking offers a variety of benefits cafeteria style. You can enroll in any benefit and any level of coverage based on your needs. Benefits are only offered to full-time employees and are eligible the first of the month following 60-days for the following products:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Short Term Disability
  • Voluntary Life
  • Basic Life insurance
Other Benefits Include

  • 401K
  • Per Diem