Terminal Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing approximately $86K per year on average; Tractor-Trailer Drivers are next on the list, bringing in close to around $76K, followed by Outside Sales Representatives earning $63K and Operations Supervisors making $57K. Transportation Planners at Saia Motor Freight Incorporated do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (about $35K on average) at the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($72K annually) can be spotted in Denver, Colo.; Atlanta, Ga. (around $61K), Johns Creek, Ga. ($43K), and St. Louis, Mo. (about $39K) are the next top-paying cities. The highest pay by state can be found in Texas, where salaries average out at $75K per year.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $43K annually. Overall, the greater share of Saia Motor Freight Incorporated folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $48K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Class A Commercial Driver License Holders earn around $86K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Acquiring certification to be a OSHA Forklift Operator Certification is rewarded with median pay of $61K per year. It pays to have a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) at Saia Motor Freight Incorporated — these employees make the most at $68K annually.
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 approximately $77K per year. Microsoft Office is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; close to one-fourth of Saia Motor Freight Incorporated's people use it regularly. Microsoft Excel, Operations Management, and Logistics are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
44 percent have paid vacation, and only about 31 percent can take paid time off for illness. The larger part of employees save for retirement through Saia Motor Freight Incorporated's 401(k) plan. For almost all employees, benefits include health insurance, and a large number of respondents get dental coverage, too. Employees can also look forward to life insurance, a stock purchase plan, a casual working environment, and a company cell phone.