When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($79K per year) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Memphis, Tenn.; Harrison, Ark. (approximately $79K), Atlanta, Ga. ($64K), and Akron, Ohio (about $62K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Shreveport, La.; in fact, at $45K it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, FedEx Freight employees make the most in Arkansas, earning around $79K annually on average.
Earning approximately $83K per year on average, Service Center Managers receive the most money, followed by Tractor-Trailer Drivers ($70K), Operations Managers ($70K), and Operations Supervisors (around $52K).
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at FedEx Freight for between five and 10 years earn $58K annually on average. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach about $50K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of FedEx Freight employees (30 percent) have 20 years or more of experience and earn approximately $69K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $78K per year for Hazardous Materials Commercial Driver License Holders; non-accredited workers make much less. Bigger paychecks are awarded to OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications with credentials; these people earn $67K annually on average. Regarding salaries and education, FedEx Freight pays those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) the most — about $63K.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Commercial; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of around $70K per year. A garden variety skill at FedEx Freight is Operations Management; over a third of FedEx Freight's people use it regularly. Leadership, People Management, and Safety Compliance round out the set of key employee skills.
FedEx Freight's employees who answered the questionnaire are more likely to be male — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Only two-fifths of employees at FedEx Freight enjoy paid vacation time, and just a sixth of respondents can take sick leave. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at FedEx Freight, including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Almost all survey participants receive health insurance, and most respondents get dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance, stock options, and a stock purchase plan.