Average Salary for Swift Transportation Corporation Employees

The median salary at Swift Transportation Corporation is $45K per year. Though where you live and your experience level are influential salary factors for those at Swift Transportation Corporation, your job title turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Equipment Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $73K annually; Terminal Managers, Truck Driver, OTRs, and Tractor-Trailer Drivers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in about $64K, approximately $52K, and $49K, respectively. On the lower end are Customer Service Representatives at $38K on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $69K per year) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; Phoenix, Ariz. ($60K), Dallas, Texas (around $56K), and Fontana, Calif. (approximately $51K) are the next top-paying cities. Richmond, Va. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $38K. Across Swift Transportation Corporation's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Illinois earn the most, taking home $60K annually.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $56K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (49 percent) have been working for one to four years and make approximately $46K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belts have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $105K per year. Project Management Professionals also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of about $103K annually. Swift Transportation Corporation workers who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Project Management are also well compensated, earning $105K on average.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be People Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of around $68K per year. Transport also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; slightly less than a third of employees surveyed report using it at work. Many workers usually know Safety Compliance, Customer Service, and Commercial as well.

Benefits and Perks

A majority of survey participants set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). For a large number of employees, benefits include health insurance, and a strong majority of survey participants get dental coverage, too. Other privileges include a casual working environment, stock options, a stock purchase plan, and 401(a).

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
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