Average Hourly Rate for FedEx Ground Employees

FedEx Ground laborers see wages hovering around $13.57 per hour. Adding overtime bumps the median up to $21.30. FedEx Ground paychecks are largely negotiated based on your role at the company, though how long you've been working and your city are also considered. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Maintenance Technicians are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing approximately $23.49 per hour on average; Operations Managers are next on the list, bringing in close to $19.56, followed by Office Administrators earning $15.86 and Senior Administrative Assistants making about $14.77. Among the lower-paid positions at FedEx Ground are Package Handlers — the median salary for this role approaches around $11.42.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $13.94 per hour. The largest fraction of FedEx Ground people (52 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn approximately $12.89 per hour on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($20.42 per hour) can be spotted in Pittsburgh, Pa.; Orlando, Fla. (about $16.48), Toledo, Ohio ($14.86), and Syracuse, N.Y. ($14.00) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Chicago, Ill. at around $12.00. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Florida pays FedEx Ground the most — $14.54 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Associate of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology Members are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $24.49 per hour. Employees who have an Associate's Degree make the most here, hauling in around $17.18 per hour.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Office Administration; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $14.36 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Customer Service; on the survey, over a third of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Some other standard skills here are Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Inventory Management.

Benefits and Perks

The benefits packages at FedEx Ground can sometimes lack paid time off; a third of workers get paid vacation days, and one in five employees receive paid sick leave. It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a solid majority of respondents, and for a majority of survey participants, dental coverage is too. FedEx Ground folks also make good use of tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and life insurance.

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