The highest paychecks go to Maintenance Technicians, who earn an average about $23.49 per hour, closely trailed by Operations Managers (around $19.56), Office Administrators ($17.21), and Senior Administrative Assistants ($14.77). Earning only $11.26 on average, Package Handlers make less than most people in the company.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make approximately $13.81 per hour on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (52 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $12.85 per hour on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($21.40 per hour) can be spotted in Fort Worth, Texas; Pittsburgh, Pa. ($20.42), Orlando, Fla. (about $16.48), and Independence, Ky. (around $13.75) are the next top-paying cities. Bethlehem, Pa. ranks low on the pay scale — at approximately $11.50, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Florida pays FedEx Ground the most — $15.21 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Associate of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology Members earn $24.49 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Those with an Associate's Degree at FedEx Ground come out on top, and their salaries approach $17.18 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Equipment Maintenance; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $23.98 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at FedEx Ground is Customer Service; more than a third of employees use it for work. Key skills also include Office Administration, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
As part of compensation, FedEx Ground gives paid vacation to 31 percent and paid sick leave to a fifth of survey participants. Workers who save for retirement get lots of help because the company offers a number of savings programs including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. FedEx Ground provides health insurance to a strong majority of survey participants, and the larger part of employees do receive dental coverage. The list of perks also includes tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and life insurance.