Fuel Truck Drivers earn the highest median pay at $16.44 per hour, followed by Delivery Drivers ($15.21), Route Drivers (around $13.36), and Customer Service Specialists (approximately $13.13). Material Handlers at Ferrellgas do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (about $12.77 on average) at the company.
Residents of San Diego, Calif. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $19.54 per hour; other top-paying cities include Johnstown, N.Y. (approximately $16.41) and Portland, Ore. (about $16.37). Ferrellgas workers in California earn the most — $19.53 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of around $14.01 per hour. The largest slice of the Ferrellgas workforce (34 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $14.00 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Hazardous Materials Commercial Driver License Holders have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $18.71 per hour.
When it comes to skills, Safety Compliance seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of around $16.25 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill among Ferrellgas workers, with nearly one in five of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Customer Relations, Office Administration, and Computer Service.
Benefits and Perks
22 percent receive paid vacation, and only one in ten respondents get sick leave. The vast majority of workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health insurance is part of the package for a fair number of survey participants, and for a fair number of employees, dental coverage is too. Advantages of working here also include stock options, life insurance, a stock purchase plan, and a subsidized cell phone.