Compensation

Compensation needs vary, which makes communication extremely important. Your career opportunities should align with your personal needs, and we want to help you achieve them. Talk with us about how we can put together the right package for you.

Compensation needs vary, which makes communication extremely important. Your career opportunities should align with your personal needs, and we want to help you achieve them. Talk with us about how we can put together the right package for you.

Getting started

Basics and bonuses

Starting pay for company drivers ranges from $0.45–$0.52/mile. Pay increases are given based upon performance.

New drivers are given credit for their experience and can be eligible for an experience bonus for an exemplary driving record and driving experience.

All drivers can qualify for a safety bonus of up to $0.05/mile by driving:

  • Without incident or accident
  • A minimum average of 10,000 miles/month

Starting

$0.45–$0.52

per mile

Compensation by driver type

Over-the-Road (OTR)

More than half our drivers are OTR, serving customers in a 22-state region (see map). Drivers at this level typically have higher mileage and income goals.

Starting pay: Rate per mile, starting $0.45–$0.52/mile
Pay period: Weekly
Extras: Safety bonuses
(up to $0.05/mile)
Regional

Kansas City, St. Louis, and DFW

One-third of our drivers make regional moves to areas around Kansas City, St. Louis, or Dallas, where we have drop lots.

Starting pay: Rate per mile, starting
$0.45–$0.52/mile
Pay period: Weekly (we sometimes guarantee weekly income)
Extras: Safety bonuses
(up to $0.05/mile)
Owner Operator

Whether you own your own truck or want to purchase one through MWEX, we can make it work for you. Most of our owner operators drive OTR. If you’re interested in lease-to-own, we have many trucks to choose from.

Starting pay: Rate per mile, starting
$0.99–$1.09/mile
Pay period: Weekly
Extras: Safety bonuses
(up to $0.05/mile)

See Home Time for home time and mileage for any of the above driver types.

Driver benefits

401(k) plan driver benefit
insurance driver benefit
vacation pay driver benefit

Ready to join the MWEX team?