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What is it Like to Drive with Midwest Carriers?

Thinking about continuing your trucking career at Midwest Carriers? We’re a values-based, driver-oriented company that’s committed to excellence. Our customers know they can count on us to transport their freight on-time and deliver it in pristine condition.

Guaranteed Minimum Pay + More


Our OTR drivers, on average, cover 2,800 miles per week. OTR drivers are paid a weekly minimum guarantee based on experience with an additional $0.65 a mile on the hub over 2,400 miles. Experienced drivers average $92,250 a year!

Local drivers have the opportunity to make $23-$25.50 per hour with options for a fixed or flexible schedule. With routes in the Fox Valley our local drivers are home daily and are able to take advantage of free time by working only half the year on a 2-2-3 schedule. Want to learn more? Contact our truck driver employment specialists directly at 866-511-3398.

Balance your work day with your health and safety.

Take time for yourself while you’re out on the road. Plan ahead to pack healthy meals in your cab fridge, map your pull-out and park times to allow for plenty of shut-eye, and try to squeeze some healthy body movement in for exercise to support your mental and physical well-being!

Read more tips and tricks from our drivers on our blog!

Make strategic stops and break when you need to.

Driver safety is something we are unwilling to compromise on and so making sure you stay safe on the road is our number one priority. We encourage you to take the time you need to stop at a truck stop and stretch your legs or take a 30-minute power nap.

Need support? Our team’s got your back 24/7/365.

We’re a team of truckers, managed and supported by people with truck driving experience and first-hand knowledge. We understand the challenges of the job and we’re here to make sure your experience as a Midwest Carriers driver is rewarding. Consider us your career “road crew,” removing road blocks and smoothing out the inevitable bumps that come up. We’re there with you every turn of those 18 wheels.

See home weekly.

At Midwest Carriers, you can count on time at home. With miles you can count on, you can have peace of mind. Get your time at home to enjoy the things that recharge and reenergize you.

We’re driven by the people we serve. Apply to be a Midwest Carriers driver today!