New CDL holders and recent CDL School graduates will complete a 4-day Orientation at one of Prime's training facilities.
After Orientation, you will be paired with a certified Prime Trainer to go out on the road to complete 40,000 training miles running as a team.
During the first 20,000 training miles, you will be paid a guaranteed minimum of $600 per week.
During the final 20,000 training miles, you will be paid a guaranteed minimum of $700 per week.
Prime will reimburse recent CDL School graduates up to $1500 ($500 per month for 3 months) in tuition reimbursement.
To qualify for tuition reimbursement, Prime must be the first company you come to within 45 days of graduation.
Ask your Recruiter for more information on how to qualify!
Starting Pay Rates after Training
Refrigerated= 41 cents per mile
Earn an additional 5 cpm for driving a lightweight tractor.
Earn an additional 5 cpm for the Northeast Regional route.
Flatbed= 43 cents per mile
Tanker= 48 cents per mile
Ways to Earn Even More
Prime offers a wide range of incentives designed to promote safety, on-time service, fuel consumption, tractor maintenance, and training. Prime recognizes hard work and dedication, and encourages our drivers to be the best in the industry by rewarding safe, efficient, and reliable practices.
Driver Referral Program
Fuel savings incentives
Safety and performance incentives
SOLO Safety Incentive: Independent Contractors earn 5 cents per mile for safe driving and on-time delivery each week for weekly miles between 2400 and 2900 (500 mile range)
TEAMS Safety Incentive: Independent Contractors earn 2.5 cents per mile for safe driving and on-time delivery each week for ALL weekly miles above 4000! (6000 miles a week = $100/week, $5200/year)
Become a Prime Certified CDL Instructor or TNT Trainer and earn more!