Average Hourly Rate for FedEx Freight Employees

Based in Memphis, Tenn.,ltl freight delivery services player FedEx Freight offers many employment opportunities, including Tractor-Trailer Driver and Dock Worker positions. On average, FedEx Freight employees receive $20.49 per hour. When overtime pay is included, this wage rises to $33.76. Your role at the company is the biggest factor affecting pay for FedEx Freight workers, followed by how long you've been working and your city. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Memphis, Tennessee 38120


LTL Freight Delivery Services


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The highest average salaries go to Light or Delivery Services Truck Drivers, who bring in close to around $24.00 per hour, though Delivery Drivers are not far behind at about $23.07 along with Tractor-Trailer Drivers ($22.52) and Maintenance Technicians ($21.15). FedEx Freight hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Dockworkers ($16.92 on average).

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $17.81 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (35 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $19.40 per hour.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($22.18 per hour) can be spotted in Atlanta, Ga.; Mount Pocono, Pa. (about $21.33), Los Angeles, Calif. (around $20.68), and Denver, Colo. ($19.65) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Little Rock, Ark.; in fact, at approximately $18.52 it is one of the worst-paid cities. Within the company, workers earn the highest pay (an average of $22.36 per hour) in California.

Certifications and Degrees

Class A Commercial Driver License Holders have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $21.96 per hour. It pays to have a Certificate (Cert), Truck Driving at FedEx Freight — these employees make the most at around $24.55 per hour.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Jobsite Delivery; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $22.73 per hour. Commercial is regularly seen around here; slightly less than a third of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Other top skills include Customer Service, Transport, and Safety Compliance.


At FedEx Freight, there are significantly more males who responded to the survey than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Just one-seventh of employees receive paid time off. With an eye toward the future, FedEx Freight offers several choices in retirement planning such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Most respondents receive health insurance, and a large number of survey participants get dental coverage. The list of perks also includes life insurance, stock options, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for FedEx Freight


12 %
88 %
Hourly Rate
$15 - $24
Hourly Rate
$16 - $23
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

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