Average Salary for Swift Transportation Corporation Employees

The average employee at Swift Transportation Corporation takes home $42K annually. What you do at the company plays the largest role in compensation at Swift Transportation Corporation, but your city and how long you've been working affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Directors of Operations are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $84K per year; Terminal Managers, Senior Pricing Analysts, and Business Analysts also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $62K, about $58K, and $55K, respectively. Earning only $37K on average, Tractor-Trailer Drivers make less than most people in the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $65K annually) can be spotted in Memphis, Tenn.; Salt Lake City, Utah ($59K), Phoenix, Ariz. (around $52K), and Richmond, Va. (approximately $40K) are the next top-paying cities. Troutdale, Ore. is near the bottom for pay at about $38K. Within the firm, employees working in Utah take home the most — $59K per year on average.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $60K annually. The largest fraction of Swift Transportation Corporation people (38 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn around $38K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Teacher Certifications earn approximately $40K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. On average, salaries rise to about $36K per year for accredited Class A Commercial Driver License Holders. Swift Transportation Corporation compensates Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc)-holders the most at $54K annually.


When it comes to skills, Operations Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $70K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Swift Transportation Corporation is Transport, with just under one in three considering it a key competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Customer Service, Microsoft Excel, and Commercial.


Swift Transportation Corporation's employees who answered the questionnaire are more likely to be male — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

A fair number of survey participants participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Most employees report having health insurance, and a strong majority of workers report having dental coverage. Swift Transportation Corporation employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment, stock options, a stock purchase plan, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Swift Transportation Corporation


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78 %
$38,365 - $48,017
$29,799 - $61,492
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

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