What Salary Can I Expect with CDL Class A Truck Driving?
Do you know what the average Class A CDL truck driver salary is? Salary is an important consideration (and rightly so) of any job and CDL Class A truck driving is no different. Here, we will discuss the average pay for truck driving jobs and show you where you can find the best CDL jobs. Plus, we’ll show you how Class A drivers who drive with LCL Bulk earn more money versus Class A drivers employed by other trucking companies.
Average Annual Salary for Class A CDL Truck Drivers
When you look at the Class A CDL truck driver salary, you have to start at the beginning. CDL Class A jobs start at about $40,000 a year for entry-level positions. However, this doesn’t include the bonuses and additional perks. Of course, the CDL Class A truck driver salary does go up with experience. Most of the OTR trucking jobs in the U.S. pay an average of $66,000 a year.
Annual Salary for Class A CDL Drivers at LCL Bulk Transport
The Class A CDL truck driver salary at LCL Bulk Transport averages between $1,300 and $1,500 per week, without factoring in any other benefits. This equates out to an income range between $62,400-72,000 annually. You can see that this CDL truck driver salary is well in line with, and above, the national salary averages for truck drivers, but the perks offered by LCL Bulk Transport make working with our company even better.
Class A CDL Drivers with LCL Bulk Get Transition Pay
Along with the Class A CDL truck driver salary, our drivers receive transition pay. This compensation provides for a guaranteed minimum pay of $1,200 a week for twelve weeks, starting with your second week with the company.
We know how vital income stability is during the job transition, and we want to make sure you are covered. As you learn about the ins and outs of your new truck driver job position and accompanying responsibilities, you have peace of mind knowing that your bills will still get paid.
Paid Driver Training & Competitive Benefits at LCL Bulk
On top of your Class A CDL truck driver salary, we also pay for training. In Classroom training lasts for several days and is held at the terminal. You will watch some videos, go through our handbook and learn how to complete paperwork. The In Truck Training happens with the help of a trainer. You will share driving duties with your trainer and make deliveries. This is hands-on training that allows you to learn the ropes.
On top of the paid training for our trucking jobs, you also get access to a long list of benefits. Our high-paying truck driver jobs include these bonus perks:
- Medical, vision and dental insurance within 60 days
- Vacation time (one week after the first year and two weeks after two years)
- Six paid holidays plus two personal days
- Funeral leave
- Yearly work boot allowance
- Quarterly Driver Scorecard Incentive Program
- Direct deposit
- Free XM radio
- Free EpicVue Satellite
What other local truck drivers’ jobs with this level of annual pay can promise these benefits? There aren’t many out there and that’s the LCL Bulk advantage.
Apply for CDL Class A Truck Driving Jobs with LCL Bulk
Are you a CDL Class A licensed driver looking to find truck driving jobs in Wisconsin, New Jersey, Indiana, Illinois, or Pennsylvania? It’s time to join the team at LCL Bulk Transport! We provide a higher-than-average salary for our Class A CDL truck drivers with added maximum benefits. We have a long list of regional and OTR truck driving jobs needed in the Northeast and Midwest regions of the United States. Apply today and start receiving the CDL Class A driver salary you deserve. We are currently looking for CDL Class A truck drivers in WI, IL, IN, PA and NJ.
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