Start Your Own Business
Owner-Operator Trucking Jobs
At Prime, we offer truck drivers the opportunity to become business owners. These drivers are often referred to as independent contractors or owner-operators. They have the freedom and flexibility to choose their routes, equipment, home time and more. For owner-operators, there’s no better trucking company to team up with than Prime. With our attractive equipment lease terms, competitive pay plans and Start Right Program, it’s an easy decision to drive for Prime.
Owner-Operator Truck Driver Jobs
Your Truck, Your New Business
Owner-operators can take advantage of the various job opportunities available to them at Prime. Whether you’re looking to join our flatbed division or the refrigerated division sounds more your speed, we offer independent contractor positions throughout the United States.
We always have over-the-road positions available for owner-operators looking to explore the open road and travel across the United States.
Competitive Share of Revenue
Owner-operator Driver Pay Rates
Prime is widely known as one of the best paying trucking companies in the United States. Both company drivers and owner-operators can expect competitive pay rates that are in line with industry standards. Here’s what you can expect to make, before expenses, as an owner-operator with Prime:
Refrigerated Company Driver
Independent contractors hauling refrigerated trailers earn 72% of the freight bill.
Flatbed Company Driver
Independent contractors hauling flatbed trailers earn 72% of each freight bill.
Tanker Company Driver
Independent contractors hauling tanker trailers earn 71% of each freight bill.
Incentives for Independent Contractors
Why Become An Owner-Operator?
Who wouldn’t want to be their own boss? At Prime, we support your career goals. We are dedicated to the success of our owner-operators. As a result, we offer industry-leading rewards and incentives to our network of independent contractors.
Train to Get Your CDL
Upgrade to an Owner-Operator
For new drivers looking to become owner-operators, you must obtain your Class A CDL. Drivers with no previous experience will start as company drivers and begin their journey through Prime’s Driver Training Program. Once you’ve completed our training program, you’ll have the opportunity to “upgrade,” allowing you to lease a truck and become an owner-operator.