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Jun 3, 2021 1:50:32 PM
June 7, 2021 – COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – As part of its continued 50th anniversary celebration in 2021, Averitt Express has announced another pay enhancement this year for drivers.
All regional truckload dry van and flatbed drivers have received increases, with additional pay raises based on hazmat certifications for some drivers. It is the second pay increase for these groups of drivers in the past six months.
Effective June 7, 2021, all regional truckload dry van drivers without a hazmat endorsement will start at 52 cents per mile and average $1,200 in five days, with an estimated annual compensation of $62,400 per year.
Regional truckload dry van drivers with their hazmat endorsement will start at 55 cents per mile and average $1,350 in five days, with an estimated annual compensation of $70,200 per year.
Regional flatbed driving associates will start at 57 cents per mile and average $1,440 in five days, with an estimated annual compensation of $74,880 per year.
In addition to mileage pay, regional dry van and flatbed drivers earn additional pay through Averitt’s “More Than Cents Per Mile” pay package, which includes minimum mile pay, per diem, layover, multi-stop and detention pay, plus additional amounts for assisting within Averitt’s LTL linehaul network. For full details, visit AverittCareers.com/MoreThanCentsPerMile.
The pay enhancements add to Averitt’s strong benefits package and other amenities, including state-of the art facilities, modern equipment with dynamic safety technology, on-site fueling and on-site maintenance.
Additionally, Averitt offers a referral program that pays up to $3,750 for the hiring of a referred candidate, and a rewards program that incentivizes positive actions such as achieving operational goals and safe-driving milestones.
“We are proud to continue providing a strong pay and benefits package for our regional drivers, as well as a team that is dedicated to supporting them on and off the road,” said Danny Crooks, Averitt’s vice president of corporate transportation. “For 50 years, we have worked to create a culture that is people-focused and a team that has our drivers’ backs over the long haul.”
For more information about Averitt’s benefits and career opportunities, visit AverittCareers.com.
About Averitt Express
Celebrating 50 years in 2021, Averitt is a leading transportation employer with 100+ locations throughout the United States. In its 50-year history, Averitt has developed amenities to serve its driving force, including state-of-the-art facilities, driver support centers for over-the-road drivers, dynamic safety technology, finishing schools, driver training programs and more. With a strong benefits package, including health, dental and vision insurance, company-funded profit-sharing retirement plan, incentive program for referrals, uniform credit and paid holidays, Averitt associates enjoy “more than cents per mile.” These benefits combined with a team-oriented culture and opportunities for career growth, help associates work together to succeed and serve customers. For more information about Averitt, as well as a list of job openings, call 1-888-AVERITT or visit AverittCareers.com.
Averitt Express is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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