When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $62K per year) can be spotted in Harrisburg, Pa.; Phoenix, Ariz. (approximately $55K), Fontana, Calif. ($51K), and Salt Lake City, Utah ($50K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Richmond, Va.; in fact, at $35K it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Pennsylvania, where the average Swift Transportation Corporation employee makes about $62K annually.
Terminal Managers earn the highest median pay at $63K per year, followed by Senior Pricing Analysts ($58K), Transportation Planners (approximately $46K), and Tractor-Trailer Drivers (around $45K). Swift Transportation Corporation hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Customer Service Representatives (about $38K on average).
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $56K annually. The largest fraction of Swift Transportation Corporation people (43 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn about $41K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $45K annually for Class A Commercial Driver License Holders; non-accredited workers make much less. Regarding salaries and education, Swift Transportation Corporation pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) the most — $54K.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Operations Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $63K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Swift Transportation Corporation is Transport, with just under a third considering it a key competency. Customer Service, Safety Compliance, and Commercial were also reported by many survey participants.
Swift Transportation Corporation's employees who answered the questionnaire are largely male (the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1).
Benefits and Perks
When it comes to employee benefits, Swift Transportation Corporation has room for improvement — only one in ten survey participants are paid for vacation and sick time. Swift Transportation Corporation sponsors a 401(k) program, and a majority of employees use this option to save for their retirement. Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of survey participants, and for a strong majority of employees, dental coverage is too. Privileges also include a casual working environment, a stock purchase plan, gym membership, and stock options.