Bringing in the most money are Directors of Operations — their earnings average about $84K per year. Terminal Managers are a close second at approximately $66K along with Business Analysts ($55K) and Training Instructors ($40K). Financial compensation for Trucking and Transportation Fleet Dispatchers is rather low — on average only around $39K — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $59K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Swift Transportation Corporation employees (40 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn about $37K per year on average.
Residents of Phoenix, Ariz. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $55K annually; other top-paying cities include Richmond, Va. ($41K) and Memphis, Tenn. (approximately $41K). Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Texas, where they average to around $60K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Teacher Certifications receive bigger paychecks ($40K annually) than those without credentials. Earning a Class A Commercial Driver License Holder certification garners significant financial rewards of $36K per year on average. Employees who have an Associate's Degree make the most here, hauling in approximately $62K annually.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Operations Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $66K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Swift Transportation Corporation is Transport, with just under a third considering it a key competency. Other skills in demand are Customer Service, Commercial, and Safety Compliance.
Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Merely a quarter of survey participants at Swift Transportation Corporation earn paid vacation and paid sick time. A strong majority of employees participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a solid majority of survey participants, and for a solid majority of respondents, dental coverage is too. Perks also include a casual working environment, life insurance, stock options, and a stock purchase plan.