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When you drive for Decker, you’ll enjoy competitive pay, excellent benefits and a driver-friendly environment that emphasizes respect, family values and quality time at home. We offer a variety of geographic territories for both reefer and flatbed professional truck drivers. Plus, you’ll enjoy some of the best equipment on the road.

Like to get more details on the advantages of driving for Decker? Just call us at 888-515-9427 or click Apply Now.

Decker Has A Driving Job For You

Midwest Reefer

You’ll find yourself traveling 2,300 to 2,500 miles per week throughout America’s Heartland. Home time options vary depending on where you live: get home every 12-14 days in some areas, other areas will get you home weekly.

Midwest Reefer Pay

$1,000 - $1,250 Guaranteed Minimum Pay!

PAY UP TO .65¢ PER MILE – INCLUDES $.15 PER MILE PER DIEM & BONUSES.

Average $75,000 A Year

Verified Experience Per Mile

  • 9-11 months = 0.48 cpm
  • 1-3 years = 0.50 cpm
  • 3-5 years = 0.52 cpm
  • 5+ years = 0.53 cpm
  • Cap 0.65 cpm
  • 1¢ Annual Pay Increase until cap is reached.
  • 1¢ per mile increase after first 90 days of employment.

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 OTR 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 the runs are west of Ohio. Flexible, reliable home time every 2 to 3 weeks.

Western Reefer Pay

$1,000 Guaranteed Minimum Pay!

PAY UP TO .65¢ PER MILE – INCLUDES $.15 PER MILE PER DIEM & BONUSES.

Average $72,000 A Year

Verified Experience Per Mile

  • 9-11 months = 0.48 cpm
  • 1-3 years = 0.50 cpm
  • 3-5 years = 0.52 cpm
  • 5+ years = 0.53 cpm
  • Cap 0.65 cpm
  • 1¢ Annual Pay Increase until cap is reached.
  • 1¢ per mile increase after first 90 days of employment.

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

Hauling 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 2,400 (out 14 days).

Midwest Flatbed Pay

Guaranteed Weekly Pay $1,000 - $1,700!

PAY UP TO .65¢ PER MILE – INCLUDES $.15 PER MILE PER DIEM & BONUSES.

Average $70,000 A Year


  • 9-11 months = $.50
    • + $.05 cpm monthly bonuses = up to $.55 cpm total
  • 1-2 yrs of total experience = $.51 cpm
    • + $.05 cpm monthly bonuses = up to $.56 cpm total
  • 2+ - 3 yrs of total experience = $.52 cpm
    • + $.05 cpm monthly bonuses = up to $.57 cpm total
  • 3+ - 4 yrs of total experience = $.53 cpm
    • + $.05 cpm monthly bonuses = up to $.58 cpm total
  • 4+ - 5 yrs of total experience = $.54 cpm
    • + $.05 cpm monthly bonuses = up to $.59 cpm total
  • 5+ - 6 yrs of total experience = $.55 cpm
    • + $.05 cpm monthly bonuses = up to $.60 cpm total
  • 6+ - 7 yrs of total experience = $.56 cpm
    • + $.05 cpm monthly bonuses = up to $.61 cpm total
  • 7+ - 8 yrs of total experience = $.57 cpm
    • + $.05 cpm monthly bonuses = up to $.62 cpm total
  • 8+ - 10 yrs of total experience = $.58 cpm
    • + $.05 cpm monthly bonuses = up to $.63 cpm total
  • 10+ - 15 yrs of total experience = $.59 cpm
    • + $.05 cpm monthly bonuses = up to $.64 cpm total
  • 15+ yrs of total experience = $.60 cpm
    • + $.05 cpm monthly bonuses = up to $.65 cpm total
  • Max/Cap - $.65 per mile
    • A driver at this level can earn up to $.65 cpm with bonuses
  • $.01 raise after 90 days (for drivers not starting at the cap)
  • $.01 raise annually thereafter until cap (for drivers not starting at the cap or ending at cap after 90 days)
  • Tarp Pay
    • Tarp Pay (up to $40.00 total per load)
    • $20.00 to tarp or untarp
    • $20.00 to secure or unsecure
Southern Flatbed

If you’re 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.

Southern Flatbed Pay

Guaranteed $1,000 Weekly!

PAY UP TO .65¢ PER MILE – INCLUDES $.15 PER MILE PER DIEM & BONUSES.

Average $65,000 A Year


  • 9-11 months = $.50
    • + $.05 cpm monthly bonuses = up to $.55 cpm total
  • 1-2 yrs of total experience = $.51 cpm
    • + $.05 cpm monthly bonuses = up to $.56 cpm total
  • 2+ - 3 yrs of total experience = $.52 cpm
    • + $.05 cpm monthly bonuses = up to $.57 cpm total
  • 3+ - 4 yrs of total experience = $.53 cpm
    • + $.05 cpm monthly bonuses = up to $.58 cpm total
  • 4+ - 5 yrs of total experience = $.54 cpm
    • + $.05 cpm monthly bonuses = up to $.59 cpm total
  • 5+ - 6 yrs of total experience = $.55 cpm
    • + $.05 cpm monthly bonuses = up to $.60 cpm total
  • 6+ - 7 yrs of total experience = $.56 cpm
    • + $.05 cpm monthly bonuses = up to $.61 cpm total
  • 7+ - 8 yrs of total experience = $.57 cpm
    • + $.05 cpm monthly bonuses = up to $.62 cpm total
  • 8+ - 10 yrs of total experience = $.58 cpm
    • + $.05 cpm monthly bonuses = up to $.63 cpm total
  • 10+ - 15 yrs of total experience = $.59 cpm
    • + $.05 cpm monthly bonuses = up to $.64 cpm total
  • 15+ yrs of total experience = $.60 cpm
    • + $.05 cpm monthly bonuses = up to $.65 cpm total
  • Max/Cap - $.65 per mile
    • A driver at this level can earn up to $.65 cpm with bonuses
  • $.01 raise after 90 days (for drivers not starting at the cap)
  • $.01 raise annually thereafter until cap (for drivers not starting at the cap or ending at cap after 90 days)
  • Tarp Pay
    • Tarp Pay (up to $40.00 total per load)
    • $20.00 to tarp or untarp
    • $20.00 to secure or unsecure

Fort Dodge, IA Short-Haul

Looking for 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 at night and every weekend. Talk to a recruiter to learn about our other dedicated and local opportunities.

Fort Dodge Short-Haul Pay

$1000 per Week Guaranteed Pay

  • Annual Pay Raises
  • 1¢ per mile increase after first 90 days of employment.

Job Description For A Driver

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 friend? 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.

Teams Pay

Drivers Company

Base pay = $.50 cpm

Drivers Company Handbook

  • $0.52 cpm - 12-14,000 miles per month* (.26 cpm each driver includes .05 per diem)
  • $0.54 cpm - 14-16,000 miles per month* (.27 cpm each driver includes .05 per diem)
  • $0.56 cpm - 16-18,000 miles per month* (.28 cpm each driver includes .05 per diem)
  • $0.58 cpm - 18,000 + miles per month* (.29 cpm each driver includes .05 per diem)
* 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

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