Directors of Operations rake in the most money, with average earnings of about $84K per year; Terminal Managers come in second with average earnings amounting to approximately $62K, while Business Analysts and Pricing Analysts rank near the top as well ($55K and $55K, respectively). Tractor-Trailer Drivers make an average $38K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of around $56K annually. 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 per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $52K annually) can be spotted in Phoenix, Ariz.; Los Angeles, Calif. ($50K), Richmond, Va. ($41K), and Memphis, Tenn. (about $41K) are the next top-paying cities. Across Swift Transportation Corporation's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Texas earn the most, taking home $60K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Teacher Certifications receive bigger paychecks (around $40K annually) than those without credentials. On average, salaries rise to approximately $37K per year for accredited Class A Commercial Driver License Holders. Regarding salaries and education, Swift Transportation Corporation pays those with an Associate's Degree the most — $62K.
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. One of the more prevalent skills at Swift Transportation Corporation is Transport, with nearly one in four considering it a key competency. Key skills also include Customer Service, Commercial, and Microsoft Excel.
The number of male employees who participated in the survey outweighs the number of women; the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
As part of compensation, Swift Transportation Corporation gives paid vacation to a quarter of employees and paid sick leave to 19 percent. The larger part of respondents participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a strong majority of survey participants, and for a solid majority of respondents, dental coverage is too. Swift Transportation Corporation folks also make good use of a casual working environment, life insurance, stock options, and 401(a).