What Benefits Does J.B. Hunt Offer Drivers?

Your guide to the benefits of driving with an industry leader!

Truck driver benefits are something we take seriously, and we know our drivers do, too. As one of the leading transportation companies in North America, we work hard to offer competitive J.B. Hunt benefits for our company drivers. 

From medical insurance and parental leave to mental health, retirement and more, keep reading to learn about the benefits of driving with J.B. Hunt!

J.B. Hunt driver stands in front of an intermodal container, looking at phone and smiling.

J.B. Hunt Medical Benefits 

Health benefits at J.B. Hunt are something we always work on improving, and 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. 

J.B. Hunt company drivers also have access to exclusive disability and legal coverage to help protect against life’s unknowns. 

No matter what insurance coverage you choose, we are dedicated to equipping our drivers with options to help them protect what matters most. Carol, a local driver in our Dedicated Contract Services® business unit, says this gives her peace of mind. 

“They have the benefits that keep me here,” she said. “I just don’t have to worry about myself and my family with J.B Hunt.” 

Do J.B. Hunt Truck Drivers Get a 401(k)? 

All J.B. Hunt employees, including drivers, can invest in their future by contributing to either a pre-tax or Roth 401(k) account. 

After one year of employment with at least 1,000 hours worked, J.B. Hunt will match your 401(k) contributions up to three percent of your pay. We are serious about investing in our future, and this is one of the many ways we work to show our employees and our drivers how much they mean to us. 

For Final Mile Services® driver Marcus, these J.B. Hunt benefits help him reach his goals in life. 

“J.B. Hunt’s helped me reach personal goals by providing benefits, vision, dental, health, as well as a 401(k) and 401(k) match,” he said. “That’s pretty big to me because that’s a good amount that they’re matching.”

J.B. Hunt day cab hauling trailer in city.

Big on Benefits 

Our drivers keep us moving, and we work hard to make sure we provide options that help keep them safe, both on and off the road. Regardless of insurance enrollment status, J.B. Hunt employees have access to select mental health services for you and your dependents free of charge through Spring Health. 

In addition, employee drivers can access: 

  • Maternity leave 
  • Parental leave 
  • Adoption assistance program
  • Select fertility treatment options 

Our drivers are our family, and these options are only a few of the ways we work to help give you and your family benefits that make a difference. 

Drive with J.B. Hunt 

Want to know even more about the benefits of driving with J.B. Hunt? We can help you out. Give us a call at 1-877-791-9458 or fill out this short form to take the first step today. 


Drivers qualify for medical, dental and vision coverage on day 31 of eligible, full-time employment. Employee premium contributions are based on the benefit plan and level of coverage elected. Benefits require an employee contribution. Premium discounts are available for reduction of self-insured medical premiums of up to $1,040 a year for single coverage. 

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