Average Salary for FedEx Freight Employees

Operating out of Memphis, Tenn., air courier services industry company FedEx Freight employs talent in positions ranging from Operations Supervisor to Tractor-Trailer Driver. A typical FedEx Freight employee can expect to make $52K annually. At FedEx Freight, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is geography — it impacts salary more than anything else — though what you do at the company and how long you've been working each factor into the equation as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

FedEx Freight typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
above market
Employer: FedEx Freight
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer (35)
$42,745 - $88,524  
[-]Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer (35)
Salary$56,162 - $106,523  
Bonus$0.00 - $970  
Total Pay$42,745 - $88,524  
[+]Operations Supervisor (22)
$43,915 - $61,138  
[+]Operations Supervisor (22)
Salary$43,605 - $59,645  
Bonus$489.36 - $2,576  
Total Pay$43,915 - $61,138  
[+]Dockworker (8)
$21,521 - $51,829  
[+]Dockworker (8)
Bonus$7.40 - $625  
Total Pay$21,521 - $51,829  
[+]Dock Worker (3)
$19,596 - $44,481  
[+]Dock Worker (3)
Total Pay$19,596 - $44,481  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 102
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About This Company

Memphis, Tennessee 38120


Air Courier Services


Fed Ex Freight Corp, Fedex Freight

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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.

Key Stats for FedEx Freight


14 %
86 %
$46,777 - $77,230
$45,752 - $78,260
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

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