Pay and Benefits for Recent Graduates

High Paying Trucking Jobs For Recent Graduates / Students

Pay and Benefits for Recent Graduates


Get Great Pay & Benefits With Consistent Miles.

At US Xpress, recent graduates earn more from the start. You'll earn experienced driver pay in as little as 5 weeks, depending on where you live. Plus, you'll get 4 pay increases in your first year, with annual raises every year! So you earn more money faster and get extra support as you are starting out.

  • Paid Orientation - $58 to $66 per day during 3-day orientation, depending on location.
  • Paid Training - $70 per day during 175/215 hour training.
  • Earn experienced driver pay - 44-48 CPM (split) while training with a partner for first 8 weeks.

And, US Xpress has one of the best tuition reimbursement plans in the industry - up to $7,000! Once you complete your training period you will be earning some of the top pay in the industry, up to 35 CPM - with 4 pay increases in your first year! And if you stay teamed up, you could earn 55 CPM, plus up to an $8,000 Sign-On Bonus!

Additional Perks:

  • Layover pay
  • Extra pick-up/drop pay
  • Detention pay
  • Retention pay
  • Per diem pay
  • Driver referral bonus

Enjoy Great Health and Financial Benefits Like:

  • Low premium rates on general health insurance
  • Low premium rates on dental and vision insurance
  • $10,000 life insurance policy provided by the company
  • 401k
  • Direct deposit

Get Even More Added Perks:

  • The best truck equipment in the industry
  • Great home time
  • Passenger rider program for children ages 10 and over and adults not holding a CDL (only one rider permitted)
  • One cat or dog welcome on board, provided the dog is a non-aggressive breed
  • Plenty of miles
  • Outstanding driver support
  • Selective toll cards for states
  • Pre-Pass for scale
  • Dedicated and regional opportunities available
  • 98% no-touch freight
  • 60-70% drop and hook freight
  • Great Lease Purchase Program