Bringing in the most money are Fuel Tanker Drivers — their earnings average around $16.80. Fuel Truck Drivers are a close second at $16.36 along with Delivery Drivers (approximately $14.48) and Route Drivers (about $13.36). Material Handlers at Ferrellgas do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($12.42) at the company.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $13.36. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Ferrellgas employees (30 percent) have five to nine years of experience and typically earn about $15.00 per hour.
Residents of San Diego pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $19.54 per hour; other top-paying cities include Johnstown (around $16.41) and Portland ($16.37). Across Ferrellgas' U.S. offices, employees in the state of California earn the most, taking home $19.20 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified DOT HAZMAT Technician certainly has its perks — salaries approach $17.98 and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Acquiring certification to be a Class B Commercial Driver License Holder is rewarded at about $17.42 per hour.
Skill-wise, employees who report Safety Compliance as part of the toolkit report the most money, earning approximately $16.54 on average. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; roughly a fourth consider it a key competency. A typical employee's toolkit also contains Office Administration, Customer Relations, and Sales.
Benefits and Perks
Half of workers have paid vacation, and only about 37 percent can take paid time off for illness. A solid majority of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. The greater part of workers report having health insurance, and a strong majority of workers report having dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, stock options, and a stock purchase plan.