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Decker is honored to be recognized by the trucking industry as a Top 20 2022 Best Fleets to Drive For.

We've been family-owned and operated for 91 years and we've grown 10-fold into a nationwide fleet with seven operating terminals. All this time, our values have remained the same. That's why 80-percent of our drivers stall call Decker home.

We are Driven to Be the Best in all we do, and our drivers tell us they are having the Best experience of their truck driving career. See for yourself from our driver’s own words.

"You're not just another truck number here. You're like family."

"Decker is by far the best company with the best benefits, insurance and trucks."

"I've been driving 40 years and Decker is the best company I've worked for. Mechanics, driver managers, everyone treats you with respect."

"Just over 3 months here and I'm doing better than I ever have. Everyone in the office and shop is more than helpful and I have a great dispatcher."

Where We Run

MIDWEST REEFER

As one of our CDL Class trucker driver, you’ll find yourself traveling 2,000 to 2,200 miles per week throughout America’s heartland. On the OTR side you'll average 2,300 - 2,500 miles per week and be 12-14 days out.

STARTING PAY RANGE $.52 - $.70 PER MILE – INCLUDES $.10 PER MILE PER DIEM.

AVERAGE $81,000 A YEAR
Weekly guaranteed pay options between $1,250 - $2,000 in designated (or select) areas

VERIFIED EXPERIENCE PER MILE
  • 0-3 months of experience = $.52 cpm
  • 3-11 months of experience = $.55 cpm
  • 1-2 years of experience = $.56 cpm
  • 2-3 years of experience = $.57 cpm
  • 3-4 years of experience = $.58 cpm
  • 4-5 years of experience = $.59 cpm
  • 5-6 years of experience = $.60 cpm
  • 6-7 years of experience = $.61 cpm
  • 7-8 years of experience = $.62 cpm
  • 8-10 years of experience = $.64 cpm
  • 10-12 years of experience = $.66 cpm
  • 12-15 years of experience = $.68 cpm
  • 15+ years of experience = $.70 cpm. 
  • Cap $.70 cpm
  • Monthly bonuses – ability to earn an additional $.01 - $.05 per mile

PAY RAISES
  • Students
    • $.03 cpm increase after 90 days and then $.01 cpm increase annually thereafter until cap is reached
  • Experienced drivers
    • 1¢ per mile increase after first 90 days of employment.
    • 1¢ Annual Pay Increase until cap is reached.

SHORT HAUL PAY
  • Base mileage pay will be increased according to the following graduated scale for loaded miles less than 400 miles in length. In order to qualify for the additional mileage pay, the total loaded miles must fit the below scale, split loads will not qualify.
  • 0-100 = .20 cpm
  • 101-150 = .15 cpm
  • 151-200 = .12 cpm
  • 201-250 = .09 cpm
  • 251-300 = .06 cpm
  • 301-350 = .03 cpm
  • 351-400 = .02 cpm

WESTERN REEFER

If you’re looking for an Over the Road truck driving position, our Western Reefer division is calling your name. This is our only true OTR division, running the 48 continental states and averaging 2,600 to 2,800 miles per week. More than 70% of our OTR runs are west of Ohio. Flexible, reliable home time every 2 to 3 weeks.

STARTING PAY RANGE $.52 - $.70 PER MILE – INCLUDES $.10 PER MILE PER DIEM.

AVERAGE $81,000 A YEAR

VERIFIED EXPERIENCE PER MILE
  • 0-3 months of experience = $.52 cpm
  • 3-11 months of experience = $.55 cpm
  • 1-2 years of experience = $.56 cpm
  • 2-3 years of experience = $.57 cpm
  • 3-4 years of experience = $.58 cpm
  • 4-5 years of experience = $.59 cpm
  • 5-6 years of experience = $.60 cpm
  • 6-7 years of experience = $.61 cpm
  • 7-8 years of experience = $.62 cpm
  • 8-10 years of experience = $.64 cpm
  • 10-12 years of experience = $.66 cpm
  • 12-15 years of experience = $.68 cpm
  • 15+ years of experience = $.70 cpm
  • Cap $.70 cpm
  • Monthly bonuses – ability to earn an additional $.01 - $.05 per mile

PAY RAISES
  • Students
    • $.03 cpm increase after 90 days and then $.01 cpm increase annually thereafter until cap is reached
  • Experienced drivers
    • 1¢ per mile increase after first 90 days of employment.
    • 1¢ Annual Pay Increase until cap is reached.

SHORT HAUL PAY
  • Base mileage pay will be increased according to the following graduated scale for loaded miles less than 400 miles in length. In order to qualify for the additional mileage pay, the total loaded miles must fit the below scale, split loads will not qualify.
  • 0-100 = .20 cpm
  • 101-150 = .15 cpm
  • 151-200 = .12 cpm
  • 201-250 = .09 cpm
  • 251-300 = .06 cpm
  • 301-350 = .03 cpm
  • 351-400 = .02 cpm

MIDWEST FLATBED

Our Midwest Flatbed CDL A drivers haul mostly steel and building products, you’ll be running through the Central Midwest averaging 2,100 to 2,200 (home weekly) or 2,300 to 2,500 (home every 14 days).

STARTING PAY RANGE $.53 - $.70 PER MILE – INCLUDES $.10 PER MILE PER DIEM.

AVERAGE $78,000 A YEAR

Weekly guaranteed pay options from $1,000 - $1,700 in designated areas

VERIFIED EXPERIENCE PER MILE:
  • 0 - 3 months of experience = $.53 per mile
  • 3-11 months of experience = $.51 cpm
  • 1-2 yrs of experience = $.56 cpm
  • 2 - 3 yrs of experience = $.57 cpm
  • 3 - 4 yrs of experience = $.58 cpm
  • 4 - 5 yrs of experience = $.59 cpm
  • 5 - 6 yrs of experience = $.60 cpm
  • 6 - 7 yrs of experience = $.61 cpm
  • 7 - 8 yrs of experience = $.62 cpm
  • 8-10 yrs of experience = $.64 cpm
  • 10-12 yrs of experience = $.66 cpm
  • 12-15 yrs of experience = $.68 cpm
  • 15+ yrs of experience = $.70 cpm
  • Cap - $.70 per mile

PAY RAISES
  • Students
    • $.03 cpm increase after 90 days and then $.01 cpm increase annually thereafter until cap is reached
  • Experienced drivers
    • 1¢ per mile increase after first 90 days of employment.
    • 1¢ Annual Pay Increase until cap is reached.
  • Tarp Pay (up to $50.00 total per load)
    • $25.00 to tarp or untarp
    • $25.00 to secure or unsecure

SOUTHERN FLATBED

If you’re a CDL Class A truck driver looking for outstanding starting pay and an average of 2,300 to 2,500 miles per week, look no further than our Southern Flatbed division, based out of Bessemer, Alabama. Like our Midwest Flatbed fleet, you’ll be hauling mostly steel and building products. Flexible, reliable home time every 2 to 3 weeks.

STARTING PAY RANGE $.53 - $.70 PER MILE – INCLUDES $.10 PER MILE PER DIEM.

Weekly guaranteed pay options from $1,000 - $1,700 in designated areas

VERIFIED EXPERIENCE PER MILE:
  • 0-3 months of experience = $.53 cpm
  • 3-11 months of experience = $.51 cpm
  • 1-2 yrs of experience = $.56 cpm
  • 2 - 3 yrs of experience = $.57 cpm
  • 3 - 4 yrs of experience = $.58 cpm
  • 4 - 5 yrs of experience = $.59 cpm
  • 5 - 6 yrs of experience = $.60 cpm
  • 6 - 7 yrs of experience = $.61 cpm
  • 7 - 8 yrs of experience = $.62 cpm
  • 8-10 yrs of experience = $.64 cpm
  • 10-12 yrs of experience = $.66 cpm
  • 12-15 yrs of experience = $.68 cpm
  • 15+ yrs of experience = $.70 cpm
  • Cap - $.70 per mile

PAY RAISES
  • Students
    • $.03 cpm increase after 90 days and then $.01 cpm increase annually thereafter until cap is reached
  • Experienced drivers
    • 1¢ per mile increase after first 90 days of employment.
    • 1¢ Annual Pay Increase until cap is reached.
  • Tarp Pay (up to $50.00 total per load)
    • $25.00 to tarp or untarp
    • $25.00 to secure or unsecure

FORT DODGE, IA SHORT-HAUL

Looking for a CDL A gig close to home? The majority of our local loads are hauled within a 250 mile radius of Fort Dodge with the occasional backhaul. Find yourself home daily and every weekend. Talk to a recruiter to learn about our other dedicated and local opportunities.

STARTING PAY RANGE $.53 - $.70 PER MILE (No per diem pay)

Earn up to $61,000 Per Year 

Home Daily

VERIFIED EXPERIENCE PER MILE:
  • 0 - 3 months of experience = $.53 per mile
  • 3-11 months of experience = $.51 cpm
  • 1-2 yrs of experience = $.56 cpm
  • 2 - 3 yrs of experience = $.57 cpm
  • 3 - 4 yrs of experience = $.58 cpm
  • 4 - 5 yrs of experience = $.59 cpm
  • 5 - 6 yrs of experience = $.60 cpm
  • 6 - 7 yrs of experience = $.61 cpm
  • 7 - 8 yrs of experience = $.62 cpm
  • 8-10 yrs of experience = $.64 cpm
  • 10-12 yrs of experience = $.66 cpm
  • 12-15 yrs of experience = $.68 cpm
  • 15+ yrs of experience = $.70 cpm
  • Cap - $.70 per mile

PAY RAISES
  • Students
    • $.03 cpm increase after 90 days and then $.01 cpm increase annually thereafter until cap is reached
  • Experienced drivers
    • 1¢ per mile increase after first 90 days of employment.
    • 1¢ Annual Pay Increase until cap is reached.
  • Tarp Pay (up to $50.00 total per load)
    • $25.00 to tarp or untarp
    • $25.00 to secure or unsecure

HAZMAT LOADS

Drivers pulling placarded HazMat loads will be paid an additional $85.00 per load.


DUTY CODES
DescriptionPaysDuty Code
Stop pay (excluding load origin and final delivery)$25.001

MISCELLANEOUS PAY

For each backhaul, (backhauls do not include load originations out of Ft. Dodge or Mediapolis/Sperry) the driver will receive the following pay:

DescriptionPaysDuty Code
1. Driver takes empty trailer to load origin, tarps and secures the load$25.0012
2. Driver delivers load to final destination and removes securement and tarps$25.0012
3. Loads originating at USG East Chicago, IN$20.0010

TEAMS

Want to drive with a truck driver friend who has their CDL A? Our teams not only assist with delivering tight loads in a timely manner, but many of our teams are in a mix of dedicated reefer freight with consistent and steady miles.

BASE PAY = $.58 CPM
  • $0.60 cpm - 12-14,000 miles per month* 
  • $0.62 cpm - 14-16,000 miles per month* 
  • $0.64 cpm - 16-18,000 miles per month* 
  • $0.66 cpm - 18,000 + miles per month* 

* Bonus miles (all miles over 12,000 per month) will begin to calculate at the start of the first full calendar month of employment.


Accessorial pay will be split between the team:

  • Short Haul Pay – Base mileage pay will be increased according to the following graduated scale for loaded miles less than 400 miles in length. In order to qualify for the additional mileage pay, the total loaded miles must fit the below scale, split loads will not qualify.
Loaded MilesCents Per Mile Over Base
0-100.20
101-150.15
151-200.12
201-250.09
251-300.06
301-350.03
351-400.02

EAST COAST PAY
  • loads delivering East of I-81, (origins W. of MS River) - $50.00
  • loads delivering East of I-81 (all other origins) - $25.00

Why Run with Us?

  • Disability & Life Insurance
  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • 401K Retirement & Flex Benefits Plan
  • Increasing PTO After a Year of Service
  • Rider Program
  • Transportation, Lodging, and Meals for Orientation
  • Weekly Payroll & Direct Deposit
  • PrePass Plus for tolls & scales
  • Transflo Mobile+ app
  • Pet Policy
  • Driver Referral Program / Bonus
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Great Driver Incentives

Driver-Friendly History

At Decker, we're driven to Be the Best. Our fundamental values have been the same for 91 years. With so many companies out there, it's not easy to find one you can trust that delivers on expectations. Our drivers are the backbone and heart of our success. If you're looking for top pay, great benefits, an outstanding team, and flexible schedule, consider Decker. We'll be here for you.
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