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October 2017: Global raise on all driver pay

The following are actual pay examples from some of our Trans West drivers. Please follow each example’s link to see all the details. Thanks to our drivers who kindly agree to share this information to illustrate these examples.

Earnings per year:

Gains per trip based on route and destination

 

SALARY AT HIRING
Experience at hiring Total per mile
2 years and more 45.5¢
1 to 2 years 42.0¢
3 to 12 months 39.5¢
0 to 3 months (intern) 37.0¢

 

Compensation plan
Sum of mileage of the last 12 months (targets) Adjustment added along past month’s mileage Possible supplemental yearly gain
0 to 104 999 miles
105 000 and more  More than 2 100 $

 

West Canada 5.5¢ / mile

 

Instructor driver 14.0¢ / mile

 

Examples of yearly gains

EXAMPLE 1 YEARLY GAINS : WEST CANADA for Carole and Sylvain
Carole and Sylvain made 35 trips, for a total of 225 days on the road.
West Canada 32                              TWSylvain
West USA  1
California  2
Total    (counting 19  back-to-back trips) 35
Their yearly individual gains were:
Taxable      $54,300
Non taxable $15,600
Total      $69,900 
Their combined gains were $139 800 and enjoyed 140 days off.
Carole and Sylvain each earned  $311 per day worked
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EXAMPLE 2 YEARLY GAINS: CALIFORNIA for Chantal and Gilles
Chantal and Gilles made 41 trips, for a total of 250 days on the road.
California 41
Total 41
Their yearly gains were:
Taxable     $51,000
Non taxable     $18,000
Total      $69,000 
Their combined gains were $138 000 and enjoyed 115 days off.
Chantal and Gilles each earned more than $276 per day worked
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EXAMPLE 3 YEARLY GAINS: CALIFORNIA for Claude
Claude made 38 trips, for a total of 230 days on the road.
California 38 TWClaude
Total 38
Her yearly gains were:
Taxable      $45,700
Non taxable      $16,000
Total      $61,700
Her yearly gains were $61 700 and she enjoyed 135 days off.
Claude earned more than $285 per day worked
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EXAMPLE 4 YEARLY GAINS : CALIFORNIA for Monique en Team
Monique made 31 trips in Team, for a total of 190 days on the road.
California 31
Total 31
Her individual annual revenue was
Taxable       $36,900
Non taxable $ 13,400
Total       $50,300 
The total revenue for the team was $100 600 and they enjoyed 175 days off.
Monique and her co-driver each earned more than $265 per day worked
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Examples for gains per trip based on route and destination

GAINS PER TRIP EX 1: LACHINE – CALGARY – CALIFORNIA – LACHINE
Mileage Revenue/mile Revenue/Team  Revenue/Driver 
Total Mileage 1 7150 $0.455                    $3,253.25                    $1,626.63
West Canada premium 7150 $0.055                       $393.25                       $196.63
Compensation plan 2 7150 $0.020                       $143.00                       $25.00
1 drop & 1 pick up $50,00 $25,00
                   $3,839.50                    $1,919.75 per trip
Average trip duration : 7 days                       $548.50                       $274.25 per day worked
53.0¢ /mile
Approximate net pay of $1450 per trip (Actual amount may vary depending on tax rate)
 1 Rate per mile based on recognized experience of more than 2 years
 2 Compensation plan based on average of 8750 miles/month.
Does this rate include benefits?
No. The following benefits are provided separately.
      – up to 3 weeks of vacation
      – 10 holidays
      – represents about 2.5 cents added to your rate
      – Global rate: up to 55.5¢/mi
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EXAMPLE 2: LACHINE – CALIFORNIA – LACHINE
Mileage Revenue/mile Revenue/Team  Revenue/Driver 
Total Mileage 1 6200 $0.455                    $2,821.00                    $1,410.50
Compensation plan 2 6200 $0.020                       $124.00                       $62.00
1 drop, 3 picks                         $125.00                         $62.50
                   $3,070.00                    $1,535.00 per trip
Average trip duration : 6 days                       $511.67                       $255.83 per day worked
47.5¢ /mile  
Approximate net pay of $1200 per trip (Actual amount may vary depending on tax rate)
 1 Rate per mile based on recognized experience of more than 2 years
 2 Compensation plan based on average of 8750 miles/month.
Does this rate include benefits?
No. The following benefits are provided separately.
      – up to 3 weeks of vacation
      – 10 holidays
      – represents about 2.5 cents added to your rate
      – Global rate: up to 50.0¢/mi
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EXAMPLE 3: LACHINE – FLORIDA – LACHINE
Mileage Revenue/mile Revenue/Team  Revenue/Driver 
Total Mileage 1 3400 $0.455                  $1,547.00                       $773.50
Compensation plan 2 3400 $0.020                       $68.00                       $34.00
1 drop & 1 pick $50.00 $25.00
                   $1,665.00                       $832.50 per trip
Average trip duration : 4 days                       $416.25                       $208.13 per day worked
47.5¢ /mile  
Approximate net pay of $700 per trip (Actual amount may vary depending on tax rate)
 1 Rate per mile based on recognized experience of more than 2 years
 2 Compensation plan based on average of 8750 miles/month.
Does this rate include benefits?
No. The following benefits are provided separately.
      – up to 3 weeks of vacation
      – 10 holidays
      – represents about 2.5 cents added to your rate
      – Global rate: up to 50.0¢/mi
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EXAMPLE 4 : LACHINE – CALIFORNIA – TORONTO – CALIFORNIA – LACHINE
Mileage Revenue/mile Revenue/Team  Revenue/Driver 
Total Mileage 1 12000 $0.455                    $5,460.00                    $2,730.00
Compensation plan 2 12000 $0.020                       $240.00                       $120.00
Lay-over back-to-back                       $200.00                       $100.00
2 drops, 4 Picks + switch                       $200.00                         $100.00
                  $6,100.00                    $3,050.00 per trip
Average trip duration : 11 days                       $554.55                       $277.27 per day worked
47.5¢ /mile
Approximate net pay of $2400 per trip (Actual amount may vary depending on tax rate)
 1 Rate per mile based on recognized experience of more than 2 years
 2 Compensation plan based on average of 8750 miles/month.
Does this rate include benefits?
No. The following benefits are provided separately.
      – up to 3 weeks of vacation
      – 10 holidays
      – represents about 2.5 cents added to your rate
      – Global rate: up to 50.0¢/mi
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