When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $101K per year) can be spotted in Atlanta, Ga.; Portland, Ore. ($86K), Ann Arbor, Mich. ($75K), and the company's headquarter city of Charlotte, N.C. ($60K) are the next top-paying cities. Chicago, Ill. is near the bottom for pay at around $43K. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of approximately $78K annually) in Georgia.
Service Center Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $97K per year; Operations Managers come in second with average earnings amounting to approximately $67K, while Tractor-Trailer Drivers and Account Executives rank near the top as well ($67K and $55K, respectively). XPO Logistics hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Human Resources Generalists (about $48K on average).
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of around $62K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of XPO Logistics employees (32 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $47K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $120K annually. Acquiring certification to be a APICS Certification in Production and Inventory Management is rewarded with median pay of around $99K per year. At XPO Logistics, employees who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Logistics & Supply Chain Management receive the highest salaries at about $95K.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Leadership; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $64K annually. Operations Management is a popular skill in the XPO Logistics workforce; about one in four of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Many workers usually know Microsoft Excel, Logistics, and Microsoft Office as well.
Benefits and Perks
XPO Logistics lets only a quarter of employees take paid vacation and only a fifth of employees take sick leave. Most workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Perks cover health insurance for a large number of survey participants and dental coverage for a solid majority of workers. A few more workplace perks are a casual working environment, life insurance, a company cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.