The highest average salaries go to Directors of Operations, who bring in close to $84K per year, though Terminal Managers are not far behind at around $66K along with Business Analysts (about $55K) and Training Instructors ($40K). Among the lower-paid positions at Swift Transportation Corporation are Trucking and Transportation Fleet Dispatchers — the median salary for this role approaches approximately $39K.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $59K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest slice of the Swift Transportation Corporation workforce (40 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $37K per year.
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. (around $41K) and Memphis, Tenn. (approximately $41K). By state, Swift Transportation Corporation employees make the most in Texas, earning about $60K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Teacher Certifications, who make $40K annually. Class A Commercial Driver License Holders also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of around $36K per year. Employees who have an Associate's Degree make the most here, hauling in $62K annually.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Operations Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of about $66K per year. Transport is regularly seen around here; just under one in three of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Other top skills include Customer Service, Commercial, and Safety Compliance.
At Swift Transportation Corporation, there are significantly more males who responded to the survey than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Just one in four survey participants receive paid time off. To plan for old age, a strong majority of survey participants maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. A solid majority of respondents report having health insurance, and a fair number of workers report having dental coverage. Some other perks are a casual working environment, life insurance, stock options, and a stock purchase plan.