Average Hourly Rate for FedEx Ground Employees

FedEx Ground offers employees an average of $13.62 per hour, and overtime earnings push that number up to $21.68. At FedEx Ground, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your role at the company — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your experience level and where you live each factor into the equation as well. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Maintenance Technicians are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $23.49 per hour; Operations Managers, Office Administrators, and Senior Administrative Assistants also rank near the top of the list, pulling in about $19.56, around $17.21, and approximately $14.77, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at FedEx Ground are Package Handlers — the median salary for this role approaches $11.26.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of $13.81 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (52 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of about $12.85 per hour.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $21.40 per hour) can be spotted in Fort Worth, Texas; Pittsburgh, Pa. (around $20.42), Orlando, Fla. ($16.48), and Independence, Ky. ($13.75) are the next top-paying cities. Bethlehem, Pa. is near the bottom for pay at $11.50. By state, FedEx Ground pays its Florida employees the most; the pay rate there is about $15.21 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Being an Associate of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology Member certainly has its perks — salaries approach $24.49 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. FedEx Ground provides the highest financial reward to those with an Associate's Degree — these employees rake in around $17.18 per hour.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Equipment Maintenance; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $23.98 per hour. Customer Service is regularly seen around here; more than a third of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Some other standard skills here are Office Administration, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

Only 31 percent at FedEx Ground enjoy paid vacation time, and just one in five respondents can take sick leave. Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. At FedEx Ground, the larger part of employees have health insurance, and a majority of survey participants have dental coverage. The list of perks also includes tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and life insurance.

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