Melton Flatbed Truck Driver Base Pay

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Melton's Base Pay Scale

At Melton, your starting pay is based on your verifiable over the road (OTR) experience.

Once you become a part of the Melton Truck Lines team, you will receive raises based on your accumulated months of OTR experience until you drive 120,000 miles with Melton. At that point, you will continue to receive raises based on the Melton miles you drive.

Our average driver made $65,000 - $70,000 based on experience and our top driver driver made over $100,000 in 2020! Our base pay scale is below:

Driver's Experience Level Pay Per Mile
Recent Grads/No OTR Exp/Entry Level 46 cpm
1-5 Months OTR Driving Experience or 4 Months Local 47 cpm
6-8 Months OTR Driving Experience 48 cpm
9-11 Months OTR Driving Experience 49 cpm
1-3 Years OTR Driving Experience 51 cpm
3+ Years OTR Driving Experience 52 cpm
Top Base Pay (Based on Melton Miles) 57 cpm