Bringing in the most money are Fuel Truck Drivers — their earnings average about $16.44 per hour. Delivery Drivers are a close second at $15.21 along with Route Drivers (around $13.36) and Customer Service Specialists ($13.13). With salaries averaging approximately $12.77, Material Handlers are among the lowest paid at Ferrellgas.
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. ($16.41) and Portland, Ore. (about $16.37). By state, the highest compensation levels appear in California, where the average salary is $19.53 per hour.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Ferrellgas for between five and 10 years earn $14.01 per hour on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Ferrellgas employees (34 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn approximately $14.00 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach around $18.71 per hour for Hazardous Materials Commercial Driver License Holders; non-accredited workers make much less.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Safety Compliance; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $16.25 per hour. A common skill in Ferrellgas' work force is Customer Service; roughly a fifth of survey participants report using it on the job. Three more common skills are Customer Relations, Office Administration, and Computer Service.
Benefits and Perks
Ferrellgas lets only 22 percent take paid vacation and only one in ten workers take sick leave. A 401(k) program is available, and almost all survey participants use it to save for retirement. Health insurance is part of the package for a solid majority of workers, and for a solid majority of employees, dental coverage is too. Additional benefits of working here are stock options, life insurance, a stock purchase plan, and a subsidized cell phone.