Owner Operators


Own Your Career

Experienced Owner Operators are key to Werner’s mission of keeping America moving. And with the financial and career independence that comes with the job, Owner Operators are eager to own their career.

With a fleet of more than 8,000 trucks and 24,000 trailers, Werner offers an extensive network, competitive pay and 24/7 support from an experienced team. Come partner with us.

The Werner Advantage

Best-in-Industry Support

  • 24/7 support staff, including fleet managers, settlements, recruitment, safety and a logs department for any questions on ELDs
  • Best in class terminal network with 13 locations across the country
  • Commitment to safety and strong CSA scores equates to less downtime with inspections and pull-ins
  • Mutual dispatch
  • Leading edge technology 


  • Werner Owner Operators can earn up to $2.50 per mile depending on length of shipment
  • Weekly settlement compensation
  • Deduction schedules that optimize monthly cash flow
  • Voluntary or optional escrow accounts


Werner’s unwavering commitment to excellence drives every aspect of our business, leading the company to be one step ahead in an ever-changing industry. Both carriers and customers consistently recognize Werner for our commitment to excellence in all that we do.

Driver Opportunities

We have many different accounts that serve locally, regionally or nationwide. With over 70% of our drivers getting home nightly or weekly along with our diverse services, we give our drivers the flexibility that suits their lifestyle. Learn more about our truck driver opportunities.

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