With expectations come rewards. We, at Metropolitan, expect to hire experienced drivers who can perform, so we recognize that our compensation must be superior. And it is.
Metropolitan Trucking offers industry leading pay rates because we believe in paying for your experience. If you have trucking experience, expect to make more with Metropolitan from your first day on the job.
Starting Pay Scale ( pay per mile applies to all loaded and empty miles)
Earn an extra $750.00 for every experienced driver you refer and is hired.
Loading and Unloading
When a hand load or unload is required drivers are paid $50. Typically, fewer than 5 percent of the loads require hand loading or unloading. When partial hand load or unload is required, drivers are paid $35.
On Duty Breakdown Pay
After four (4) hours out-of-service due to breakdown, compensation is paid. Drivers receive $10 per hour (after 4 hours) maximum of $100 per day. To be eligible for this pay, the breakdown must not have been caused by driver abuse and the driver cannot decline alternate equipment.
Drivers will be paid for the actual time they are delayed by a customer. Drivers receive $15 per hour after two hours at a shipper, stop off, or receiver.
After 24 hours away from home waiting for a load, layover pay is earned. Drivers receive $45 for each 24-hour period.
Stop-offs refer to extra pick-ups and/or drops after the first customer location. Drivers are paid $20 for each stop-off.
Drivers will be paid a quarterly bonus for meeting safety standards.
Drivers will be paid an additional $0.05 per mile for all miles while under a Haz Mat load.
Drivers will be paid an additional $55 per day for six (6) holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day,
4 th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day. Eligibility after 90 days of employment.
◊ After one (1) year - 1 Week
◊ After three (3) years - 2 Weeks
◊ After ten (10) years - 3 Weeks