When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($117K per year) can be spotted in Atlanta, Ga.; Minneapolis, Minn. ($90K), St. Louis, Mo. (around $68K), and Greensboro, N.C. (about $60K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at approximately $45K) is Columbus, Ohio. By state, XPO Logistics employees make the most in Texas, earning $71K annually on average.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $56K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (33 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $45K annually on average.
Business Intelligence Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of approximately $92K per year; Operations Managers come in second with average earnings amounting to about $69K, while Tractor-Trailer Drivers and Pricing Analysts rank near the top as well (around $63K and $53K, respectively). XPO Logistics hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Operations Supervisors (about $40K on average).
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $69K annually for Certified Six Sigma Green Belts; non-accredited workers make much less. Transportation of Dangerous Goods Certificates with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $68K per year. At XPO Logistics, employees who hold a Master of Computer Science (MCS) receive the highest salaries at around $75K.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Leadership; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $68K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Excel; approximately one-fourth consider it a key competency. Some other standard skills here are Logistics, Microsoft Office, and Operations Management.
Benefits and Perks
Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only 29 percent. A large number of survey participants save for retirement through XPO Logistics' 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for most workers, and for most employees, dental coverage is too. The list of perks also includes a casual working environment, life insurance, 401(a), and a company cell phone.