Average Hourly Rate for FedEx Freight Employees

Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., FedEx Freight offers a range of employment opportunities in the ltl freight delivery services, from Tractor-Trailer Driver to Dock Worker. FedEx Freight laborers see wages hovering around $20.30 per hour. Adding overtime bumps the median up to $32.03. Though your role at the company and your experience level are influential salary factors for those at FedEx Freight, geography turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Memphis, Tennessee 38120


LTL Freight Delivery Services


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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($22.18 per hour) can be spotted in Atlanta, Ga.; Newark, N.J. (about $22.18), Mount Pocono, Pa. ($21.33), and Hagerstown, Md. (approximately $21.32) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Akron, Ohio — at around $16.11, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Georgia, where the average FedEx Freight employee makes $21.00 per hour.


Tractor-Trailer Drivers earn the highest median pay at $22.08 per hour, followed by Delivery Drivers (around $21.90), Maintenance Technicians (about $20.80), and Light or Delivery Services Truck Drivers (approximately $20.18). Dockworkers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $16.16.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $18.47 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (34 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of around $19.33 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to approximately $21.49 per hour for Class A Commercial Driver License Holders, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Electronic Troubleshooting; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $21.98 per hour. A common skill in FedEx Freight's work force is Customer Service; around one in three of survey participants report using it on the job. Other skills in demand are Commercial, Safety Compliance, and Transport.


Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Only a sixth of workers at FedEx Freight enjoy paid vacation time, and just 8 percent can take sick leave. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; FedEx Freight sponsors various plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Almost all workers report having health insurance, and a large number of workers report having dental coverage. FedEx Freight employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance and registered retirement savings plan (rrsp).

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$14 - $22
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$16 - $23
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5-9 years
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20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

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