Averitt Express boosts regional driver pay

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Updated Jun 30, 2017
Averitt Expresshas raised pay across the board for its regional drivers.Averitt Expresshas raised pay across the board for its regional drivers.

Averitt Express (No. 21 on the CCJ Top 250) has recently introduced several changes to its pay package for its regional drivers, including a pay increase and an increase in some accessorial pay areas.

Drivers who have been with the company for more than 10 years are receiving a pay increase to 50 cents per mile, and drivers with at least 5 years with the company are seeing a bump up to 48 cents per mile. Top-out pay for drivers with less than 5 years of service with the company has been raised to 46 cents per mile.

Additionally, new hires will start at 42 cents per mile and reach top-out pay of 46 cents in just eight months, and new hires with at least 5 years of driving experience will start out at 46 cents.

Finally, Averitt has made an increase in accessorial pay including detention, layover, local delivery and stop pay.