My Pay As A Rookie Driver

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Big Scott's Comment
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Keith, For CFI's training you do not have to pay for your transportation, hotel or anything. You may want to bring some money for food. At Crowder, they feed you Monday through Friday. At Truck Dynasty they pay you $15 per day seven days a week for food. You will have to get your permit and Med card before going to school. I hope that answers your questions. Good luck.

Big Scott's Comment
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I was looking at the four week pay amounts so it comes to $1100 gross per week.

I still don't understand it cause at .33 CPM even at 3000 miles per week that would be $990. So again...I'm not seeing how this could possibly be reflective of a typical pay. I'd be interested to see what the next four weeks look like.

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We are paid every 2 weeks. The first two checks were training pay, $0.26 per mile. The first picture is gross pay. The other weeks and second picture are net. Does it make sense yet?

CPM:

Cents Per Mile

Drivers are often paid by the mile and it's given in cents per mile, or cpm.

Rainy D.'s Comment
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OK. Thanks for not calling me an idiot now hahahha.

I was.like $1880 in one week...that's almost as good as my trainer teaming pay.

But still..that's really good for starting out. I KNOW you will be pulling in the big miles and dough consistently.

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Big Scott's Comment
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OK. Thanks for not calling me an idiot now hahahha.

I was.like $1880 in one week...that's almost as good as my trainer teaming pay.

But still..that's really good for starting out. I KNOW you will be pulling in the big miles and dough consistently.

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LOL. No, I wanted to say something in jest but was afraid my inner New Yorker would come out and it would be taken wrong. You and I have been here for a few years now. I keep hoping to see you on the road one of these days.

Rainy D.'s Comment
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Then my inner Jersey would come out and Brett would have to fork up some bail.money!

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No problem! I love meeting forum members--cause we are all smart and witty. Lol

Every time I go to PA I look for G Town and he's never where I am. Lol...I delivered right to his WM DC and nooooo hr was in some other state. :(

Big Scott's Comment
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Then my inner Jersey would come out and Brett would have to fork up some bail.money!

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No problem! I love meeting forum members--cause we are all smart and witty. Lol

Every time I go to PA I look for G Town and he's never where I am. Lol...I delivered right to his WM DC and nooooo hr was in some other state. :(

LOL. Everywhere I go I hope to bump into another TTer. I don't know if Brett would bay the bail for both of us. rofl-3.gifrofl-3.gifrofl-2.gifrofl-2.gifrofl-1.gifrofl-1.gif

Big Scott's Comment
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OK here are the actual pay stubs for this latest week that I started this topic with. For some reason ADP processed everyone's pay this week in two parts.

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Lucky Life's Comment
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So I noticed on the 2nd page you were under the threshold to have any Federal Taxes taken out, watch for that it will bite you at the end of the year. If I remember ADP may allow you an option to have a certain % taken out regardless of pay or may even offer that if you make less than a certain amount. Not bad pay for a Rookie!

Big Scott's Comment
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So I noticed on the 2nd page you were under the threshold to have any Federal Taxes taken out, watch for that it will bite you at the end of the year. If I remember ADP may allow you an option to have a certain % taken out regardless of pay or may even offer that if you make less than a certain amount. Not bad pay for a Rookie!

As long as they don't make it a habbit of processing one pay period in two steps. lol

Big Scott's Comment
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9-16-17 So this two week pay period I hit just over $2000 in mileage pay. 6373 miles. I have been running hard. I have 7391 miles for the month so far. This does not include any additional pay in this check. When I get a chance I will post some more pay stubs.

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