Trans-West
Trans-West


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
3 months and more 52.5¢
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 99 999 miles
100 000 and more  More than 7 000 $

 

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      $67,700
Non taxable $15,600
Total      $83,300 
Their combined gains were $166 600 and enjoyed 140 days off.
Carole and Sylvain each earned  $370 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     $66,500
Non taxable     $18,000
Total      $84,500 
Their combined gains were $169 000 and enjoyed 115 days off.
Chantal and Gilles each earned  $338 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      $59,500
Non taxable      $16,000
Total      $75,500
Her yearly gains were $75 500 and she enjoyed 135 days off.
Claude earned  $328 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       $43,600
Non taxable $ 13,400
Total       $57,000 
The total revenue for the team was $114 000 and they enjoyed 175 days off.
Monique and her co-driver each earned  $300 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 $0.525                    $3,753.75                    $1,876.88
West Canada premium 7150 $0.055                       $393.25                       $196.62
Compensation plan 2 7150 $0.070                       $500.50                       $250.25
1 drop & 1 pick up $50,00 $25,00
                   $4,697.50                    $2.348.75 per trip
Average trip duration : 7 days                       $671.07                       $335.54 per day worked
65.0¢ /mile
Approximate net pay of $1730 per trip (Actual amount may vary depending on tax rate)
 1 Rate per mile based on recognized experience of more than 3 months
 2 Compensation plan based on average of 8333 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 67.5¢/mi
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EXAMPLE 2: LACHINE – CALIFORNIA – LACHINE
Mileage Revenue/mile Revenue/Team  Revenue/Driver 
Total Mileage 1 6200 $0.525                    $3,255.00                    $1,627.50
Compensation plan 2 6200 $0.070                       $434.00                       $217.00
1 drop, 3 picks                         $125.00                         $62.50
                   $3,814.00                    $1,907.00 per trip
Average trip duration : 6 days                       $635.67                       $317.83 per day worked
59.5¢ /mile  
Approximate net pay of $1460 per trip (Actual amount may vary depending on tax rate)
 1 Rate per mile based on recognized experience of more than 3 months
 2 Compensation plan based on average of 8333 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 62.0¢/mi
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EXAMPLE 3: LACHINE – FLORIDA – LACHINE
Mileage Revenue/mile Revenue/Team  Revenue/Driver 
Total Mileage 1 3400 $0.525                  $1,785.00                       $892.50
Compensation plan 2 3400 $0.020                       $238.00                       $119.00
1 drop & 1 pick $50.00 $25.00
                   $2,073.00                       $1036.50 per trip
Average trip duration : 4 days                       $518.25                       $259.13 per day worked
59.5¢ /mile  
Approximate net pay of $860 per trip (Actual amount may vary depending on tax rate)
 1 Rate per mile based on recognized experience of more than 3 months
 2 Compensation plan based on average of 8333 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 62.0¢/mi
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EXAMPLE 4 : LACHINE – CALIFORNIA – TORONTO – CALIFORNIA – LACHINE
Mileage Revenue/mile Revenue/Team  Revenue/Driver 
Total Mileage 1 12000 $0.525                    $6,300.00                    $3,150.00
Compensation plan 2 12000 $0.020                       $840.00                       $420.00
Lay-over back-to-back                       $200.00                       $100.00
2 drops, 4 Picks + switch                       $200.00                         $100.00
                  $7,540.00                    $3,770.00 per trip
Average trip duration : 11 days                       $685.45                       $342.73 per day worked
59.5¢ /mile
Approximate net pay of $2875 per trip (Actual amount may vary depending on tax rate)
 1 Rate per mile based on recognized experience of more than 3 months
 2 Compensation plan based on average of 8333 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 62.0¢/mi
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