Owner Operators

CFI is looking for experienced owner operators — independent solos and teams.

Average annual solo owner 1099 income is $139,608 and average annual team owner 1099 income is $229,801 (per team).*

Solo owner operators will receive a $0.03 per mile bonus on all miles in excess of 11,000 miles driven in a month. Owner operator teams will earn $0.08 per mile on all miles in excess of 18,000 miles driven (cumulatively by the team) in a month.

*Based on average 2015 1099 income.
Stop by the O/O Forum on this site.

To drive for CFI, solo and team drivers must meet the following criteria**:

  • 21 years of age or older, with a Class A commercial driver’s license
  • Have the right to work and live in the United States
  • Be willing to travel throughout all 48 contiguous states and Canada for two to three weeks at a time
  • Minimum three months of current, over-the-road tractor-trailer driving experience
  • No BACs, DUIs, DWIs or license suspensions for moving violations in the past five years***
  • Ability to meet all applicable legal and DOT regulations to drive a commercial truck in the United States
  • Ability to pass all applicable CFI certification class testing and requirements

**Additional qualification requirements may exist; please contact the Recruiting department for complete information
***For preventable motor vehicle accidents, moving violations and employment history, CFI reserves the right to judge each applicant on an individual basis.

For most of my time at CFI I have known that pre-planning is a rarely used word.

The culture has changed especially for the Owner Operators who will usually be planned out for a whole week ahead.

With CFI you can count on:
  • California compliant trailers
  • Options for medical, dental, vision and life insurance, short-term disability and more
  • Free DOT inspections at Laredo, Texas and Joplin, Missouri
  • Discounted shop rate on maintenance work
  • Electronic logs (e-logs) used by full fleet
  • Truck stop scanning
It is the policy of CFI to provide equal employment and individual opportunity to all job applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other status as protected by federal, state and local governments.

All new hires and contractors must pass a post-offer drug screen.