Ficel drivers earn the top pay in the trucking industry. Our OTR drivers earn between $70,000 and $95,000 annually. New drivers receive a guaranteed minimum rate of $1350 per week during the first 13 weeks of employment. All OTR drivers have the option of being paid $0.55 per mile ($0.51 per mile plus $0.04 earned performance bonus) or 25% of gross revenue per load (23% plus 2% earned performance bonus).