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Pay for U.S. truck drivers is 'unbelievably low': Jetco CEO

Posted by Brian Fielkow on Jan 29, 2019 12:13:25 PM
Brian Fielkow
“I saw an article maybe about a month ago that said the average over-the-road truck driver at a for-hire carrier makes about $48,000 a year, which is kind of an unbelievably low number,” Fielkow said on Yahoo Finance’s `Midday Movers. “Because when you look at the risk that these professional men and women take to deliver our goods and the amount of time away from home, we have to start with money.”

Topics: Jetco Delivery