Largest pay increase EVER!

Number of Accidents Allowed
3 or More
Number of Tickets Allowed
3 or More
Suspended License Allowed
Felony Conviction Allowed
DUI or DWI Allowed
Minimum OTR Experience Months
3 Months
Minimum OTR Experience Years
0 Years

Largest pay increase EVER!

Effective January 4, 2021, Covenant will raise the base linehaul team driver pay rate by an average of 9 cents per mile across all driver types. The largest increases will be reserved for drivers with more than one year of experience, as a driver with one year of experience plus a HAZMAT endorsement will now start at a weekly non-per diem rate of 66 cents per mile, up from a previous starting rate of 50 cents per mile.

Don't have a team partner? No problem! Covenant has the industry's best matching program that you can go through in Orientation to find a great team partner.

Drivers with 1 year experience and a HAZMAT endorsement can now expect weekly paychecks of $1500-$1800!


  • 3-6 Months: .59 CPM ($1180 - $1770/week)
  • 7-12 Months: .63 CPM ($1260 - $1890/week)
  • 1+ Year: .67 CPM ($1340 - $2010/week)


  • 3-6 Months: .62 CPM ($1240 - $1860/week)
  • 7-12 Months: .66 CPM ($1320 - $1980/week)
  • 1+ Year: .70 CPM ($1400 - $2100/week)

Hiring Requirements:

  • Have a valid Class A CDL
  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Have at least 3 months recent OTR experience within the past 12 months or 6 months within the last 5 years.