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Heartland Express Jobs

901 N Kansas Ave
North Liberty, IA, 52317


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Heartland Express | Truck Driving Jobs

Trucking Company Overview:

At Heartland Express, we believe in providing our truck drivers the best opportunities for success. Heartland Express pay was recently increased for ALL drivers. Our fleet CDL driver the most out of his or her trucking career.

Do you want more home time, more miles, more consistent routes, or a more comfortable vehicle? Our trucks have cab space to install a refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, TV – you decide how you prefer to ride!

Stop struggling to earn the pay you deserve! With Heartland Express, we offer starting pay scales up to 10 years of verified experience and an annual wage increase up to 20 years of driving.

The main focus at Heartland is to give our truck drivers the best experience on the road because we know drivers are the KEY to our success in the rapidly growing trucking industry. 

Heartland Express Pay and Truck Driver Jobs by Division

Over The Road Trucking Jobs

Heartland Express jobs are available for OTR  drivers in the Eastern division, Western division, or across all 48 states. Heartland Express pay for OTR trucking jobs increases to 57.5¢ per mile, depending on verifiable driving experience. Our over the road divisions offer flexibility. CDL drives can run for a duration as short as 10 days, go four weeks at a time, or more if you want to keep earning miles.  You tell us what works best for you!

Regional Jobs

With 21 terminals across the United States, drivers may enjoy running closer to home and have at least 3 out of 4 weekends home time every month. Heartland Express pay reaches up to 51.5¢ per mile depending on the region and driving experience and up to 56.5¢ per mile in the Northeast Region of the US.

  • Atlantic Regional
  • Florida Regional
  • Midwest Regional
  • Northwest Regional
  • Ohio Regional
  • South Central Regional
  • Southeast Regional
  • Southwest Regional
  • Texas Regional

Shorthaul Trucking

Not every truck driver wants to drive across the country. At Heartland, our shorthaul driving jobs will keep you closer to home and in most locations, offer the comfort of a minimum base salary each week. Not many trucking companies can offer drivers the security of a base truck driving salary each week! However, if drivers log enough miles in a week that the CPM rate would be more than your salary wage, Heartland Express will pay you the higher of the two. Does it get any better than that?

Dedicated Driving Jobs

Are you looking for more home time and more predictability? Our dedicated driving job options are growing, and Heartland Express pay for our Dedicated Fleet has increased all across the country! Run consistent lanes and get home most weekends with Heartland's dedicated lanes.

Team Driving Jobs

Is two really better than one? When you're a team truck driver it is! Heartland offers a rider policy so you can bring along your spouse, a sibling, or maybe a good buddy, but if you both have a Class A CDL, why shouldn't you both get paid? Drive the continental United States from coast to coast in the newest trucks in the industry. Top annual pay in 2017 was $92k so its clear Heartland Express jobs offer plenty of miles to run!

Owner Operator Trucking Jobs

Owner operators have long been part of the successful foundation at Heartland, at one time making up over half of our fleet. Heartland Express offers starting pay of $1.02 per mile plus fuel surcharge, paid licensing, paid base plates, paid cargo insurance, and more.


Heartland Express offers 21 terminals nationwide so there is always room for you to grow and have MORE!

 Heartland Express | CDL Driver Jobs

 For more information, contact a Heartland Express recruiter or apply today!

Driver type:

  • Company Driver
  • Team

Hiring By State:

  • Alabama
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • District Of Columbia
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

Pay Scale

1- year Experience 49¢ per mile
2- year Experience 49.5¢ per mile
3- year Experience 50¢ per mile
4- year Experience 50.5¢ per mile
5- year Experience 51¢ per mile
10+ year Experience 53.5¢ per mile


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

Driver Requirements

Minimum Age 21
Minimum Experience 6-11 Months
License Type Class A
Trailer Experience Accepted Auto Hauling, Double/Triples, Dry Van, Flatbed, HHG, Reefer, Specialized, Tanker
Driving Preference Dedicated, Local, OTR (Over-The-Road), Regional
Allowable Moving Violations 3
Allowable Preventable Accidents 3
Hazmat Endorsement No
DWI/DUI Accepted Yes


Paid Orientation Yes
Rider Program Spouse Yes
Rider Program Child Yes
Pets No