Directors of Operations earn the highest median pay at $84K annually, followed by Terminal Managers (approximately $62K), Business Analysts (about $55K), and Pricing Analysts (around $55K). Among the lower-paid positions at Swift Transportation Corporation are Tractor-Trailer Drivers — the median salary for this role approaches $39K.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $56K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Swift Transportation Corporation employees (34 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn approximately $36K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($51K per year) can be spotted in Phoenix, Ariz.; Los Angeles, Calif. ($50K), Richmond, Va. (about $41K), and Memphis, Tenn. ($41K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, Swift Transportation Corporation pays its Texas employees the most; the pay rate there is around $60K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Teacher Certifications receive bigger paychecks (about $40K per year) than those without credentials. Acquiring certification to be a Class A Commercial Driver License Holder is rewarded with median pay of approximately $37K annually. It pays to have an Associate's Degree at Swift Transportation Corporation — these employees make the most at around $62K per year.
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 $62K annually. A relatively widespread skill at Swift Transportation Corporation is Customer Service; slightly more than a fifth of employees use it for work. Other top skills include Transport, Commercial, and Microsoft Excel.
With a more than 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio, men represent the better half of Swift Transportation Corporation's employees who responded to the survey.
Benefits and Perks
A quarter of workers have paid vacation, and only about 19 percent can take paid time off for illness. The larger part of employees set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health insurance is part of the package for a fair number of workers, and for a solid majority of respondents, dental coverage is too. Some other advantages of working at Swift Transportation Corporation are a casual working environment, life insurance, stock options, and 401(a).