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Average Salary for FedEx Freight Employees

FedEx Freight is a air courier services firm headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee that hires for Operations Supervisor positions, Tractor-Trailer Driver roles, and more. Employees at FedEx Freight make $52K per year on average. Though your job title and your experience level are influential salary factors for those at FedEx Freight, your city turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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FedEx Freight typically pays:
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Employer: FedEx Freight
Average Salary Range by Job
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National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer (34)
$42,532 - $88,919  
[-]Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer (34)
Salary$56,162 - $106,523  
Bonus$0.00 - $979  
Total Pay$42,532 - $88,919  
[+]Operations Supervisor (24)
$43,977 - $60,539  
[+]Operations Supervisor (24)
Salary$43,745 - $59,247  
Bonus$493.16 - $2,970  
Total Pay$43,977 - $60,539  
[+]Dockworker (8)
$21,468 - $51,916  
[+]Dockworker (8)
Bonus$15.82 - $776  
Total Pay$21,468 - $51,916  
[+]Dock Worker (3)
$19,637 - $44,419  
[+]Dock Worker (3)
Total Pay$19,637 - $44,419  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 9 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 103
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FedEx Freight Details

Memphis, Tennessee 38120


Air Courier Services


Fed Ex Freight Corp, Fedex Freight

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($79K annually) can be spotted in Harrison; Atlanta (around $70K), Minneapolis (about $57K), and Kansas City ($57K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at approximately $45K) is Shreveport. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Georgia, where the average salary is $70K per year.


Bringing in the most money are Service Center Managers — their earnings average $83K. Tractor-Trailer Drivers are a close second at $68K along with Operations Managers (about $64K) and Operations Supervisors (approximately $52K).

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at FedEx Freight for between five and ten years haul in $53K on average. Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically around $47K. By and large, the biggest segment of FedEx Freight's workforce (33 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and take home $59K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Class A Commercial Driver License Holders, who make around $66K. Bigger paychecks are awarded to OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications with credentials; these people typically earn $64K per year. Those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) at FedEx Freight come out on top, and their salaries approach $63K annually.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Commercial; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $68K. Operations Management is regularly seen around here; nearly two in five of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Three more common skills are Leadership, People Management, and Customer Service.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is in short supply here, with only 43 percent receiving paid vacation and one in seven workers receiving paid sick days. FedEx Freight workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. FedEx Freight provides health insurance to the vast majority of workers, and almost all workers do receive dental coverage. FedEx Freight employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, stock options, and a stock purchase plan.

Key Stats

15 %
85 %
$45,495 - $74,500
$45,594 - $77,037
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

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