Average Hourly Rate for FedEx Ground Employees

The average pay for FedEx Ground employees is $14.06 per hour. With overtime, that gets bumped up to $20.94. Where you live primarily drives compensation; however, what you do at the company and your experience level are also reported as secondary influences on salary at FedEx Ground. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

FedEx Ground typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
below market
Employer: FedEx Ground
Hourly Rate Range by Job
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National Data (?
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[-]Package Handler (27)
$9.54 - $14.18  
[-]Package Handler (27)
Hourly Rate$9.54 - $14.18  
[+]Delivery Driver (10)
$8.07 - $15.89  
[+]Delivery Driver (10)
Hourly Rate$8.07 - $15.89  
[+]Operations Administrator (9)
$11.53 - $19.36  
[+]Operations Administrator (9)
Hourly Rate$11.53 - $19.36  
[+]Office Administrator (7)
$11.15 - $22.65  
[+]Office Administrator (7)
Hourly Rate$11.15 - $22.65  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 204
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About This Company

Fed Ex Ground Inc

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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.

Key Stats for FedEx Ground


30 %
70 %
Hourly Rate
$10 - $18
Hourly Rate
$10 - $20
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

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