Pay and Bonuses

When you work for CFI as an over-the-road (OTR) driver — a job sometimes referred to as long-haul trucking — you can expect a life of adventure on the open road. It’s a lifestyle that does require you to be away from home, but in exchange, it gives you the freedom to explore the far reaches of our country while also making a great living.

Additional Pay

Pay for common scenarios

Stop-offs: $35 per stop (not including first pickup and final stop).

Canadian border: Earn an extra $25 per loaded crossing.

Certain ZIP codes: An extra $50 for deliveries to or from certain zip codes mostly in New York City and Long Island.

Cartage and other local: For trips shorter than 100 miles, earn your mileage rate plus an extra $20 per load.

Layovers: After 48 hours, earn $75 per 24 hours of layover time.

Noncustomary work: An extra $17.50 per hour for assignments outside normal scope of work that don’t fall into other additional-pay categories.

Bonuses

Holiday bonus: Earn an extra $60 per day for working on New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, the day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve or Christmas.

Northeast bonus: Earn an extra $0.05 per mile driving in Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and Virginia.

HAZMAT bonus: Earn an extra $0.03 per mile while carrying placarded HAZMAT loads.

Performance-based bonuses: Bonuses for outstanding achievements related to safe driving, mileage and more for solo, regional, team or dedicated drivers finished with training.

CFI policy provides equal employment and individual opportunity to all job applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other status as protected by federal, state and local governments.

All new hires must pass a post-offer drug screen.