When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($26.80 per hour) can be spotted in Sacramento; Pittsburgh (around $20.25), St. Paul ($19.36), and Keasbey (approximately $15.41) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Indianapolis — at about $13.00, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Pennsylvania, where the average salary is $18.38 per hour.
Earning $24.27 on average, Maintenance Technicians receive the most money, followed by Office Administrators ($15.05), Senior Administrative Assistants (around $14.77), and Operations Administrators ($14.24). At about $11.35, Package Handlers are among the lowest paid at FedEx Ground.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $13.92. A typical employee has one to four years of experience and earns around $13.04 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Associate of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology Members, who make about $24.72. Earning a Class A Commercial Driver License Holder certification garners significant financial rewards of $17.86 per hour. It pays to have an Associate's Degree at FedEx Ground — these employees make the most at $16.13 per hour.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Operations Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $18.63. Customer Service is regularly seen around here; about two-fifths of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Some other standard skills here are Office Administration, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at FedEx Ground can sometimes lack paid time off; two in five workers get paid vacation days, and 19 percent receive paid sick leave. Employees looking to save up for old age can choose from several options including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. FedEx Ground provides health insurance to a fair portion of workers, and most workers do receive dental coverage. Privileges also include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a casual working environment.