Barr Nunn Transportation Pay Scale

Barr Nunn is a trucking company that was founded in 1982 and now runs 1,860 trailers and 550 tractors.

Barr Nunn Transportation

The company specializes in the shipment of consumer products, food, paper, plastic, rubber, appliances, building material, casting, hardware, animal feeds and more.

In 2014, the company was acquired by Knight Transportation, but Barr Nunn still operates as an independent subsidiary.

Barr Nunn says it’s one of the most successful trucking companies in the business. But how well does the carrier pay its drivers?

Barr Nunn Transportation Salary Info

Barr Nunn Transportation Pay Scale

Barr Nunn is a little more transparent about their pay rates than other companies in the business.

OTR Zone 1 Solo Driver

According to the company, drivers in this sector earn, on average, $86,996 per year.

Here’s a breakdown of how the pay works:

1-5 Years, No Hazmat

  • 0-50 Miles: $0.88+ $15
  • 51-100 Miles: $0.88
  • 101-200 Miles: $0.56
  • 201-300 Miles: $0.52
  • 301-400 Miles: $0.50
  • 401-550 Miles: $0.48
  • Base Rate: $0.46

5+ Years, No Hazmat

  • 0-50 Miles: $0.88+ $15
  • 51-100 Miles: $0.88
  • 101-200 Miles: $0.58
  • 201-300 Miles: $0.54
  • 301-400 Miles: $0.52
  • 401-550 Miles: $0.50
  • Base Rate: $0.48

1-5 Years with CDL Hazmat

  • 0-50 Miles: $0.88+ $15
  • 51-100 Miles: $0.88
  • 101-200 Miles: $0.59
  • 201-300 Miles: $0.55
  • 301-400 Miles: $0.53
  • 401-550 Miles: $0.51
  • Base Rate: $0.49

5+ Years with CDL Hazmat

  • 0-50 Miles: $0.88+ $15
  • 51-100 Miles: $0.88
  • 101-200 Miles: $0.61
  • 201-300 Miles: $0.57
  • 301-400 Miles: $0.55
  • 401-550 Miles: $0.53
  • Base Rate: $0.51

OTR Zone 2 Solo Driver

Barr Nunn says drivers in this sector earn about $76,180 per year.

Here’s a breakdown of the pay scale:

1-5 Years, No Hazmat

  • 0-50 Miles: $0.88+ $15
  • 51-100 Miles: $0.88
  • 101-200 Miles: $0.52
  • 201-300 Miles: $0.48
  • 301-400 Miles: $0.46
  • 401-550 Miles: $0.44
  • Base Rate: $0.42

5+ Years, No Hazmat

  • 0-50 Miles: $0.88+ $15
  • 51-100 Miles: $0.88
  • 101-200 Miles: $0.54
  • 201-300 Miles: $0.50
  • 301-400 Miles: $0.48
  • 401-550 Miles: $0.46
  • Base Rate: $0.44

1-5 Years with CDL Hazmat

  • 0-50 Miles: $0.88+ $15
  • 51-100 Miles: $0.88
  • 101-200 Miles: $0.55
  • 201-300 Miles: $0.51
  • 301-400 Miles: $0.49
  • 401-550 Miles: $0.47
  • Base Rate: $0.45

5+ Years with CDL Hazmat

  • 0-50 Miles: $0.88+ $15
  • 51-100 Miles: $0.88
  • 101-200 Miles: $0.57
  • 201-300 Miles: $0.53
  • 301-400 Miles: $0.51
  • 401-550 Miles: $0.49
  • Base Rate: $0.47

OTR Zone 3 Solo Driver

Solo drivers working in the OTR Zone 3 sector earn about $79,248 per year, according to Barr Nunn.

Here’s what the pay scale looks like:

1-5 Years, No Hazmat

  • 0-50 Miles: $0.88+ $15
  • 51-100 Miles: $0.88
  • 101-200 Miles: $0.58
  • 201-300 Miles: $0.54
  • 301-400 Miles: $0.52
  • 401-550 Miles: $0.50
  • Base Rate: $0.48

5+ Years, No Hazmat

  • 0-50 Miles: $0.88+ $15
  • 51-100 Miles: $0.88
  • 101-200 Miles: $0.60
  • 201-300 Miles: $0.56
  • 301-400 Miles: $0.54
  • 401-550 Miles: $0.52
  • Base Rate: $0.50

1-5 Years with CDL Hazmat

  • 0-50 Miles: $0.88+ $15
  • 51-100 Miles: $0.88
  • 101-200 Miles: $0.61
  • 201-300 Miles: $0.57
  • 301-400 Miles: $0.55
  • 401-550 Miles: $0.53
  • Base Rate: $0.51

5+ Years with CDL Hazmat

  • 0-50 Miles: $0.88+ $15
  • 51-100 Miles: $0.88
  • 101-200 Miles: $0.63
  • 201-300 Miles: $0.59
  • 301-400 Miles: $0.57
  • 401-550 Miles: $0.55
  • Base Rate: $0.53

Solo OTR Hometime

Barr Nunn says drivers in this department earn on average $57,044 per year.

Here’s the breakdown of pay rates for this sector

1-5 Years, No Hazmat

  • 0-50 Miles: $0.88+ $15
  • 51-100 Miles: $0.88
  • 101-200 Miles: $0.49
  • 201-300 Miles: $0.45
  • 301-400 Miles: $0.43
  • 401-550 Miles: $0.41
  • Base Rate: $0.39

5+ Years, No Hazmat

  • 0-50 Miles: $0.88+ $15
  • 51-100 Miles: $0.88
  • 101-200 Miles: $0.51
  • 201-300 Miles: $0.47
  • 301-400 Miles: $0.45
  • 401-550 Miles: $0.43
  • Base Rate: $0.41

1-5 Years with CDL Hazmat

  • 0-50 Miles: $0.88+ $15
  • 51-100 Miles: $0.88
  • 101-200 Miles: $0.52
  • 201-300 Miles: $0.48
  • 301-400 Miles: $0.46
  • 401-550 Miles: $0.44
  • Base Rate: $0.42

5+ Years with CDL Hazmat

  • 0-50 Miles: $0.88+ $15
  • 51-100 Miles: $0.88
  • 101-200 Miles: $0.54
  • 201-300 Miles: $0.50
  • 301-400 Miles: $0.48
  • 401-550 Miles: $0.46
  • Base Rate: $0.44

The company also offers regional positions, and lists their pay rates for these areas as well.

Benefits and Home Time

Barr Nunn Transportation

Barr Nunn rewards drivers for safety, and offers benefits that are hard to beat.

Drivers can earn safety pay raises every 40,000 miles, and 3-9 days of paid time off is also earned every 60,000 paid miles.

Every 90 days, drivers can earn a Safety/CSA bonus of $525 or $350. And a two cent per mile contribution is made to each driver’s 401(K) from day one.

Detention pay kicks in after just 60 minutes, and drivers get higher band pay when working on loads less than 551 miles.

OTR Hometime drivers get most weekends at home, which helps improve work/life balance. Drivers in other zones get every other weekend home for a minimum of two days.

A rider program is available at day one, and drivers also get Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance as part of their benefits package.

All freight is 100% no touch, and 84% drop and hook.

Barr Nunn is very transparent about their pay rates and benefits, which makes it easy for you – the driver – to determine whether the company will be a good fit for you.

 

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