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Starting September 1st, Earn $0.48 to $0.54 Per Practical Mile

We believe that drivers deserve more in 2018. That's why Crete Carrier raised driver pay for the third time in 2018. As of September 1, 2018, OTR drivers will be earning $.48 to $.54 per practical mile. The top 25% of our OTR drivers average more than $80,300 per year!

You deserve more out of your career.

Pay & Benefits

  • As of September 1st, Start out earning $.48 - $.54 per practical mile
  • The Top 25% of our OTR Drivers average over $80,300 annually
  • Drivers can now cruise at 65 mph
  • GUARANTEED Detention Pay
  • Full Driver Benefits Package – Health from BCBS of Nebraska, Vision, Dental, Life and 401(k)
  • Profit Sharing Opportunities – In 2017, we contributed $8 million towards employee profit-sharing!
  • Pet Policy
  • No-Cost Rider Policy
  • Industry Leading CSA Scores
  • Average Equipment age of 2 years
  • Dedicated Dispatch 24/7
  • Military Apprenticeship Program approved by the VA


  • Minimum 22 Years of Age
  • Stable and Verifiable Work History
  • Acceptable Driving Record
  • Valid Class A CDL
  • Minimum of 4 Months OTR Experience*
  • No Alcohol Related Offenses or Positive Drug Screens in the Past Five Years

* Some area restrictions apply

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About Us

For over 50 years, Crete Carrier has grown to one of the nations largest, privately held trucking companies. Along with sister company, Shaffer Trucking, and wholly-owned subsidiary, Hunt Transportation, Crete Carrier Corporation operates as a truckload and flatbed carrier for virtually any commodity. Drivers typically stay with us three times longer than the competition.