Median pay is highest in Harrison (about $79K per year), followed by Atlanta (around $70K), Minneapolis ($57K), and Kansas City ($57K). On the lower end is Shreveport at $45K. By state, FedEx Freight employees make the most in Georgia, earning approximately $70K annually on average.
Service Center Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $83K — though Tractor-Trailer Drivers, Operations Managers, and Operations Supervisors also do fairly well at $68K, around $64K, and approximately $52K, respectively.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make about $47K. Average pay is typically $53K for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of FedEx Freight folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn approximately $59K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Class A Commercial Driver License Holder certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $66K and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Bigger paychecks are awarded to OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications with credentials; these people typically earn $64K annually. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA); FedEx Freight awards about $63K to these degree-holders.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Commercial; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $68K. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Operations Management; about two in five deem it necessary for work. Other top skills include Leadership, People Management, and Customer Service.
Employees skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about 43 percent receiving paid vacation and close to a sixth of workers receiving sick leave. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at FedEx Freight, including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. At FedEx Freight, the vast majority of workers have health insurance, and almost all employees have dental coverage. Privileges also include life insurance, stock options, and a stock purchase plan.