Melton Truck Lines Pay & Benefits

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We pay drivers based on verifiable OTR experience, and give raises based on miles driven with Melton.

Average drivers make $55,000 per year.

Health/Dental, Vision, 401 (k) Retirement Program, Paid Vacations, Home Christmas Day, Fuel Bonus Program, Pass it On Bonus, and Paid Orientation! Free $20,000 Life Insurance (w/ Double Indemnity Provision) and Supplemental Life Insurance are Available! All benefits are effective the first of the month following 60 days of service.

Contact the benefits department or your recruiter for current rates.


Consumer Driven Health Plan - from $15.26 weekly

Dental Coverage

  • • $0 Deductible on Preventative
  • • $50 Deductible
  • • 80% Basic
  • • 50% Major


Reimbursed up to $200.00 annually for covered employee. Up to $100.00 annually for covered Spouse or Child/Children.

Paid Vacation

  • 1 week after 1 year
  • 2 weeks after 2 years
  • 3 weeks after 10 years

Cafeteria Plan

Flexible Spending Account

Liberal Rider Program

Short Term Disability - $36.82 per month.

401K Retirement

Vested after 3 years.

Safety Recognition Programs

Rewards for professional, safe driving with quarterly gift certificates, hat pins, patches, jackets, diamond rings, and much more!

Melton Truck Lines Driver Qualifications

If you are looking for a company that offers excellent pay, top-of-the-line equipment, and terrific benefits, Melton can help. We are now hiring professional over the road drivers with at least 1 month of recent solo over the road driving experience.

Driver Requirements

  • • At least 21 years of age
  • • A valid CDL Class A from the state you reside in
  • • You must meet all applicable D.O.T. regulations (including a D.O.T. physical and NIDA approved drug screen administered by Melton's company physician)
  • • No more than 4 moving violations in the last 3 years.
  • • No more than 2 preventable accidents in the last 3 years.
  • • No more than 1 "D.O.T. Reportable" Preventable in the last 3 years
  • • Must pass an integrity interview and meet Melton's work attendance and availability requirements
  • • No suspensions resulting from points or tickets in the last 3 years

For more details on why you should work with Melton, call our Recruiting Department at   888-336-0437.

All items are subject to change without prior notice.

Melton Truck Lines Is Hiring Professional Class A CDL, OTR Truck Drivers!

Recognized as an award-winning flatbed carrier since 1954, Melton Truck Lines is in the top 1% of industry pay and offers excellent benefits to attract only the most elite and professional drivers.

We are currently seeking Class A CDL, OTR Truck Drivers who are recent CDL School graduates or have at least 1 month OTR driving experience. Refersher Course available for experienced OTR drivers that have not driven recently. Drivers must be at least 21 years of age.

Our Class A CDL, OTR Truck Drivers serve the U.S., Canada, and Mexico and provide shippers with consistent, on-time transportation services. We operate within driver-friendly shipping lanes and have a 98% on-time pickup and delivery record, utilizing the most advanced technology available in our 100% air-ride fleet of late-model equipment.

It's through our reputation as one of the most dependable international carriers in the United States, Canada and Mexico that we invite you to check us out. Become one of our satisfied drivers, and we'll do everything in our power to help you succeed. Apply today to be a part of Melton Truck Lines, an industry leader.