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Average Hourly Rate for FedEx Ground Employees

Median pay for FedEx Ground workers sits around $14.08 per hour, and overtime compensation can push that up to $22.32. Though how long you've been working and geography are influential salary factors for those at FedEx Ground, what you do at the company turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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FedEx Ground typically pays:
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Employer: FedEx Ground
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About This Company

Fed Ex Ground Inc

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Maintenance Technicians rake in the most money, with average earnings of $23.49 per hour; Operations Managers come in second with average earnings amounting to $19.70, while Office Administrators and Senior Administrative Assistants rank near the top as well (around $15.86 and approximately $14.77, respectively). Financial compensation for Package Handlers is rather low — on average only $11.28 — relative to the rest of the company.

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $14.09 per hour on average. The greater proportion of employees (51 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $13.19 per hour.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $21.40 per hour) can be spotted in Fort Worth, Texas; Pittsburgh, Pa. (around $20.42), Orlando, Fla. ($17.00), and Toledo, Ohio ($15.13) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($12.00) in Chicago, Ill., one of the lowest-paid cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Florida; pay there average to $16.48 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Associate of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology Members have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $24.49 per hour. Regarding pay and education, FedEx Ground pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — around $17.35.


Employees who count Microsoft Office among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $14.62 per hour. Customer Service also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; around one in three of employees surveyed report using it at work. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Office Administration, Microsoft Excel, and Customer Relations.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is in short supply here, with only 31 percent receiving paid vacation and a fifth of respondents receiving paid sick days. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at FedEx Ground, including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. A solid majority of employees receive health insurance, and a majority of respondents get dental coverage. FedEx Ground folks also make good use of tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and life insurance.

Key Stats for FedEx Ground


27 %
73 %
Hourly Rate
$10 - $18
Hourly Rate
$11 - $19
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 52 votes.
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