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Average Salary for Swift Transportation Corporation Employees

Employees at Swift Transportation Corporation make $41K per year on average. Swift Transportation Corporation paychecks are largely negotiated based on what you do at the company, though your experience level and geography are also considered. This synopsis is derived from the responses of individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Swift Transportation Corporation typically pays:
below market

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Employer: Swift Transportation Corporation
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer (13)
$29,882 - $52,357  
[-]Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer (13)
Salary$26,960 - $69,790  
Bonus$10.37 - $1,378  
Total Pay$29,882 - $52,357  
[+]Fleet Dispatcher (Trucking & Transportation) (6)
$27,755 - $67,697  
[+]Fleet Dispatcher (Trucking & Transportation) (6)
Salary$29,331 - $63,127  
Bonus$109.31 - $5,341  
Total Pay$27,755 - $67,697  
[+]Accounts Receivable Analyst (3)
$27,996 - $46,583  
[+]Accounts Receivable Analyst (3)
Total Pay$27,996 - $46,583  
[+]Transportation Planner (3)
$27,387 - $87,282  
[+]Transportation Planner (3)
Total Pay$27,387 - $87,282  
 Precise Range (?
XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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Directors of Operations are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $84K; Pricing Analysts are next on the list, bringing in close to approximately $53K, followed by Trucking and Transportation Fleet Dispatchers earning about $41K and Customer Service Managers making $41K. Among the lower-paid positions at Swift Transportation Corporation are Tractor-Trailer Drivers — typical salaries for this role approach $39K.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Swift Transportation Corporation for between five and ten years haul in around $52K on average. A typical employee has one to four years of experience and earns $37K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $57K per year) can be spotted in Los Angeles; Phoenix ($51K), Richmond (around $41K), and Memphis ($37K) are the next top-paying cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Texas pays Swift Transportation Corporation the most — about $60K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $37K for Class A Commercial Driver License Holders, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. It pays to have an Associate's Degree at Swift Transportation Corporation — these employees make the most at around $62K per year.


Employees who count Data Analysis among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $53K. One of the more prevalent skills at Swift Transportation Corporation is Customer Service, with just under a third considering it a key competency. Key skills also include Transport, Commercial, and Operations Management.

Benefits and Perks

Swift Transportation Corporation lets only 35 percent take paid vacation and only 23 percent take sick leave. More than half of workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. A majority of workers receive health insurance, and more than half of workers get dental coverage. The list of perks also includes a casual working environment, stock options, life insurance, and a stock purchase plan.

Key Stats

23 %
78 %
$42,253 - $66,129
$29,413 - $61,042
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

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