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Tyson Foods

A trucking job with Tyson Foods makes you a valuable member of the company.

2200 Don Tyson Parkway
Springdale, AR, 73762

479-290-4597

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Tyson Foods | Truck Driving Jobs

Company Overview:

Tyson Foods drivers are valued team members. They are the final piece in executing Tyson Foods' promise to provide world class customer service to its customers. Launch a career with Tyson Foods and enjoy the benefits of driving for a private fleet. Tyson Foods offers a great pay and benefits package, and enables drivers to sustain consistent pay checks and provide for their families. Our solo drivers average 2500 miles per week, with an average salary of $60,000 per year.

Solo Drivers Pay Package 
SOLO DRIVERS
EXPERIENCE START 1 YEAR 2 YEARS 3 YEARS 4 YEARS 5 YEARS
0-3 years $0.39 $0.41 $0.42 $0.43 $0.44 $0.45
3+ years $0.42 $0.43 $0.43 $0.44 $0.44 $0.45


Solo Pay Package 
0–3 years of verifiable experience start at $.39 cpm, after one year at Tyson will go to $.41 cpm, 2 years Tyson seniority will go to $.42 cpm, 3 years Tyson seniority will go to $.43 cpm, 4 years Tyson seniority will go to $.44 cpm, and 5 years Tyson seniority will go to current top pay of $.45 cpm.
3 years or more verifiable experience start at $.42 cpm, after one year at Tyson will go to $.43 cpm, 3 years Tyson seniority will go to $.44 cpm, and 5 years Tyson seniority will go to current top pay of $.45 cpm.

Incentive Pay Package:
All single trips less than 500 miles will be paid an additional $.03 per mile
All single trips less than 250 miles will be paid an additional $.06 per mile

Home Time:
Variable to your choice and company availability.
One (1) day off for every 6 days out on the road. All equipment must be parked at the nearest plant and / or terminal.

Other Pay:
Holiday Pay: Eight paid holidays at $115.00 per holiday
Layover Pay: $85.00 after the first 24 hours and not repositioned over 200 miles
Unloading Pay: Tyson pays for loading and unloading. Driver may have to locate a lumper and get fees approved by dispatch and / or sometimes load or reload if lumpers are not available.
Drop and Pickup Pay: Multi drop loads/pickups are $18.00 on all pickups or drops. No pay for single drop or pickup.

Vacation:
1 week after 1 year
2 weeks after 3 years
3 weeks after 10 years
4 weeks after 20 years

Safety Bonus:
Safety Compliance pay is extra $0.01 per mile paid quarterly based on:
No preventable Accidents or Incident
Minimum of 24,000 miles driven for the quarter
Employed for entire quarter
No Roadside inspections with defects


All of the above is subject to change.

Driver type:

  • Company Driver

Hiring By State:

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • North Carolina
  • Oklahoma
  • Pennsylvania
  • Tennessee
  • Texas

Benefits

Dental Insurance Yes
Health Insurance Yes
Profit Sharing No
Retirement Plan Yes
Safety Bonuses No
Vision Insurance Yes

Driver Requirements

Minimum Age 23
Minimum Experience 1 year
License Type Class A
Trailer Experience Accepted Dry Van, Reefer
Driving Preference OTR (Over-The-Road), Regional
Allowable Moving Violations 2
Allowable Preventable Accidents 2
Hazmat Endorsement No
DWI/DUI Accepted No

General

Time Away From Home Every 14 days
Paid Orientation Yes
Rider Program Spouse No
Rider Program Child No
Pets No