Average Hourly Rate for FedEx Freight Employees

Operating out of Memphis, Tenn., ltl freight delivery services company FedEx Freight employs talent in positions ranging from Tractor-Trailer Driver to Dockworker. FedEx Freight workers report earning an average of $20.67 per hour. Adding overtime compensation raises that to $32.37. For the most part, employee paychecks at FedEx Freight fluctuate depending on your role at the company; geography and how long you've been working also matter, but to a lesser degree. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Memphis, Tennessee 38120


LTL Freight Delivery Services


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Bringing in the most money are Tractor-Trailer Drivers — their earnings average $22.24 per hour. Delivery Drivers are a close second at approximately $21.90 along with Light or Delivery Services Truck Drivers (about $20.18) and Dock Workers (around $17.81). Among the lower-paid positions at FedEx Freight are Dockworkers — the median salary for this role approaches $16.16.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($22.18 per hour) can be spotted in Newark, N.J.; Atlanta, Ga. (about $22.18), Hagerstown, Md. (around $21.32), and Orlando, Fla. ($20.82) are the next top-paying cities. At $16.11, Akron, Ohio is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. The highest pay by state can be found in New Jersey, where pay average out at $21.00 per hour.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of approximately $18.47 per hour. The largest fraction of FedEx Freight people (32 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn around $19.14 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications, who make $22.81 per hour.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Transport among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of approximately $21.78 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at FedEx Freight is Customer Service; roughly one in three of employees use it for work. Key skills also include Commercial, Safety Compliance, and Jobsite Delivery.


FedEx Freight's employees who answered the questionnaire are largely male (the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1).

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at FedEx Freight; the company rewards only 19 percent with paid vacation time and only one in eight survey participants with sick leave. Most employees plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. The vast majority of workers receive health insurance, and most workers get dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and registered retirement savings plan (rrsp).

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Key Stats for FedEx Freight


11 %
89 %
Hourly Rate
$14 - $22
Hourly Rate
$17 - $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 21 votes.

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