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Why J.B. Hunt?

We are a company founded by a driver for drivers, so everything we do is with drivers in mind. With more home time options, varied job types and competitive pay and benefits, you’ll want to build your career here.


Home Time

This is not your driving job of the past! We pride ourselves in seeing the whole driver, which we believe means getting our drivers home to the people that matter. In fact, over 90% of our drivers are home daily or weekly, giving them more time with their families, sleeping in their own beds and enjoying their hobbies.

As a leader in IntermodalDedicated Contract Services® and Final Mile Services®, we have a job that fits your lifestyle. Whether you want to be home every night or out on the open road, you will find what you're looking for in our fleet.

Career Path

We are a company with a growth mindset, and that extends to our people. A commitment to putting our people in the right position coupled with a promote-from-within culture, we set members of our J.B. Hunt team up for success.

We accomplish this by moving drivers into roles that better fit their skillsets or schedule needs through our Driver Transfer Portal or by moving them into driver trainer, safety or non-driver roles. When you join the J.B. Hunt team, you’re joining an entire network of people dedicated to your progress.

The J.B. Hunt Difference

You are never solo when you have J.B. Hunt’s support teams behind you on the road! From a dedicated group of onsite driver managers to celebration teams ensuring our drivers feel appreciated through events and recognition, the various levels of support our drivers have set them up for success. We strive to ensure that our drivers feel welcome and connected by cultivating a team environment and through programs like our employee resource groups (ERGs), training and continued education.

We have six ERGs that help drivers and non-driver employees connect with people who have similar interests and backgrounds, make an impact in the community, as well as introduce them to coworkers they may not meet in their day-to-day routine. Below are the employee resource groups we currently have at J.B. Hunt. 

  • AAmERG (African American Employee Resource Group)  
  • CAAPITAL (Cultivating Asian American Pacific Islanders Together as Leaders) 
  • GROW (Growing and Retaining Outstanding Women)  
  • LEAD (Latinos Engaging, Advancing and Developing)  
  • PLUS(+) (LGBTQIA+ Employee Resource Group)  
  • VERG (Veterans Employee Resource Group) 

A Culture of Safety

In the transportation industry, safety is everything. From equipping our trucks with the latest tools and technology to rewarding drivers who go above and beyond, safety is ingrained in J.B. Hunt’s culture. For each year of safe driving, we send truck drivers rewards and recognition for their efforts. Our largest safety celebration is our Million Mile event. 

Those who have driven one million safe miles are awarded at the account level, but when drivers reach two million safe miles and up, we go all out at our corporate campus in Lowell, AR for our drivers and their families. Million Mile drivers are showered with gifts and appreciation during the three-day event and receive a bonus for their continued commitment to keeping our roads safe. 

  • One Million Miles – $5,000 Bonus 
  • Two Million Miles – $10,000 Bonus
  • Three Million Miles – $20,000 Bonus
  • Four Million Miles – $40,000 Bonus 
  • Five Million Miles – $50,000 Bonus

Support and Management

As a driver, you are the captain of your ship, but what is a captain without their crew? With onsite management, fellow drivers to help train, local maintenance and safety teams and an open-door policy all the way to the executive level, you can drive knowing you have people you can trust backing you.


As one of the leading transportation companies in North America, we work hard to offer competitive benefits for our company drivers from medical insurance and parental leave to mental health, retirement and more. 

We are proud to say that when you enroll in medical, dental and vision insurance, you are eligible for coverage after only 30 days of full-time employment. Drivers have their choice of health plans, life insurance and even have the option of pet insurance. No matter what insurance coverage you choose, we are dedicated to equipping our drivers with options to help them protect what matters most. 


J.B. Hunt was founded in 1961 by Johnnie Bryan, a former truck driver, and his wife, Johnelle Hunt. For over six decades, focusing on big ideas and people has kept our company not only surviving but thriving. We recognize how important it is for us to show our drivers that when they drive with us, they can rely on our company as much as we rely on them. We were founded by a driver, so we understand just how crucial our drivers are to our continued growth and success within the industry. A large amount of freight and the equipment, tools and capacity to deliver for our customers keep them coming back for more and keep our drivers moving.

J.B. Hunt Truck Driver Pay

As a J.B. Hunt company driver, you will get your check on the same day, every week, directly to your account through direct deposit. Your money belongs to you, so we offer drivers the visibility to see what they can expect from their upcoming paychecks through our innovative technology. 

We believe drivers need to be able to focus on safety and efficiency, not when their next paycheck is coming, so we are committed to providing that security for our drivers. Along with a consistent paycheck, we are proud to award our drivers with service awards, safety awards and bonuses and celebrations to show our appreciation. 

Driver Appreciation

Our employee drivers keep us moving and growing, and we believe they deserve a company that not only tells them that they are appreciated but shows them. Through programs like Adopt-a-Class, annual service and safety awards, our famous Million Mile celebrations and an entire month of Truck Driver Appreciation events every September, our drivers know their worth.