5 reasons why driving for USAL is a great career decision
Updated: Nov 29
It can be tricky finding a company driver job that checks all the boxes—a great salary, excellent benefits, work-life balance, and opportunities to grow and become a better human along the way.
May 9, 2023
You should never settle for a job that doesn't recognize your skills, help you meet your career goals, or make you happy. In other words, "you gotta do you," right? We believe that working at US AutoLogistics as a company driver is a much better opportunity than working for other transport companies. Nearly 70% of our entire workforce has at least five years of service with the company. People will stay with a company when it checks all the important boxes.
Below are five great reasons why a company driver job with US AutoLogistics is a smart move for you, your family, and your career.
1 — Our Drivers' Average Annual Commission is $105,000
Let's be honest—you work to make a living. Your pay is important to keep the world turning for your family. Our pay-for-performance model means you are in charge of your earning potential. The average annual commission for our driving workforce is $105,000. Plus, an impressive 65% of our drivers make over $100,000. Our top 20% earn between $116,000 and $145,000 annually. These salary figures can go up $10,000-$15,000 when safety, quality, and productivity bonuses are achieved. We are confident this makes us one of the highest-paying auto transport companies in the nation.
2 — Great Benefits to Help You Excel at Life
While base, commission, and bonus pay opportunities are important, they are certainly not everything. Our health benefit options and extra perks are designed to help you live your life to its fullest potential. We know how important it is for you and your family to be healthy and nourished to celebrate life's highlights and meet its challenges. Our benefits, among many others, include:
A full menu of associate-elected options including three choices for Medical plans, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug, etc.
Company-paid benefits including Basic Life and AD&D, Disability, and Parental Leave
401(k) savings plan with company match
Paid Time Off (PTO) for vacation, sick, and personal needs; drivers and technicians get annual payout option
Legal Services and Identity Theft
Employee Assistance Program
Ten company holidays and a floating holiday
Wellness and family-building programs
Award programs and recognition events
Vehicle and parts purchasing programs
Annual uniform allowance
See a complete list of benefits.
3 — A Welcoming Environment for New Candidates
Whether you're a seasoned car hauler or new to the industry, chances are, you're a newcomer to USAL. Our Training Extension Program (TEP) brings together a collaborative team of associates—lead drivers, yard coordinators, safety specialists, and fleet managers—to help ensure the new driver is emotionally supported and equipped to grow their skills. For the inexperienced candidate, our intensive training program lasts five (5) weeks and covers all of the necessary topics to be a successful and productive car hauler.
4 — A Supportive and Fun Place to Work
We insist on maintaining a company that cares about its associates' well-being. We support a values-based work environment that is nurtured with cooperation, ownership, respect and empathy. If something doesn't feel right, we need to know. Our door is always open. And, we know the value of having fun at work and showing pride in what we do. We happily celebrate our associates and their successes through our various recognition programs and activities.
5 — Driver-Specific Benefits
Below are several important reasons why you should consider a driving career with us:
Each driver is a member of a team that is staffed with a supporting cast of associates who are tasked with keeping you loaded and ready to meet the challenges of the day.
A culture of safety and safe driving is the foundation for our success.
Our fleet refresh strategy brings in new, custom-built transport equipment every year.
Five maintenance facilities are strategically located throughout our network to help keep our equipment well-maintained.
Robust technology and mobile communication tools help you to execute daily tasks and be an informed associate.
We offer predictable work schedules.
Our online learning hub provides thousands of topics and titles to improve your personal and professional growth.
A "truck-to-office" career path is available for drivers who wish to expand their experiences beyond a driving role.
US AutoLogistics offers high salaries and excellent benefits within a work environment that is rooted in cooperation, ownership, respect, and empathy. If you are interested in driving for a company that values its associates, learn more about our company driver opportunities and apply today.