Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $40K per year on average. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $34K annually. The greater proportion of employees (47 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $70K per year.
Residents of Atlanta, Ga. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is around $81K annually; other top-paying cities include Memphis, Tenn. (about $62K) and St. Louis, Mo. ($35K). The highest pay by state can be found in Texas, where salaries average out at about $79K per year.
Terminal Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $80K annually; Business Development Executives, Tractor-Trailer Drivers, and Transportation Planners also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $75K, $47K, and $35K, respectively.
Certifications and Degrees
Employees who have a Bachelor's Degree make the most here, hauling in around $73K per year.
In this position, it pays to have Operations Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $76K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Saia Motor Freight Incorporated is Microsoft Excel, with one in four considering it a key competency. Some other standard skills here are Microsoft Office, Security Policies and Procedures, and Security Risk Management.
Saia Motor Freight Incorporated's employees who answered the questionnaire are largely male (the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1).
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only 38 percent receiving paid vacation and one in four workers receiving paid sick days. A 401(k) program is available, and a solid majority of survey participants use it to save for retirement. For nearly all respondents, benefits include health insurance, and a majority of workers get dental coverage, too. Advantages of working here also include company car / automobile, a company cell phone, and a casual working environment.