The highest paychecks go to Operations Managers, who earn an average $101K annually, closely trailed by Service Center Managers ($98K), Tractor-Trailer Drivers ($70K), and Operations Managers (around $66K). Logistics Coordinators at XPO Logistics do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (about $39K on average) at the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $101K per year) can be spotted in Atlanta, Ga.; Portland, Ore. ($91K), Ann Arbor, Mich. (around $65K), and the company's headquarter city of Charlotte, N.C. (approximately $60K) are the next top-paying cities. Columbus, Ohio is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging about $48K. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Georgia; salaries there average to $70K annually.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $57K per year. The greater proportion of employees (32 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $47K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $120K per year. Earning a Lean Six Sigma Certification certification garners significant financial rewards of about $94K annually on average. The best paid folks at XPO Logistics have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Logistics & Supply Chain Management, earning $95K per year.
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 around $61K annually. Microsoft Excel is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; roughly a fifth of XPO Logistics' people use it regularly. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Logistics, Microsoft Office, and People Management.
Benefits and Perks
Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only a quarter of respondents. XPO Logistics sponsors a 401(k) program, and most employees use this option to save for their retirement. A large number of workers receive health insurance, and a solid majority of workers get dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.