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Average Hourly Rate for FedEx Freight Employees
$21 per hour
 97 Reviews
FedEx Freight Median Hourly Rate by Job



Dock Worker
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Package Handler
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Diesel Mechanic
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  • Updated: 10 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 221
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The highest average salaries go to Light or Delivery Services Truck Drivers, who bring in close to around $23.72 per hour, though Tractor-Trailer Drivers are not far behind at $23.21 along with Forklift Operators ($19.59) and Forklift Drivers ($18.91). Financial compensation for Package Handlers is rather low — on average only approximately $12.26 — relative to the rest of the company.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of about $20.41 per hour. Overall, the greater share of FedEx Freight folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average approximately $18.99 per hour.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($23.35 per hour) can be spotted in Atlanta, Ga.; Houston, Texas ($22.70), Louisville, Ky. (around $21.84), and Los Angeles, Calif. ($20.68) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at about $17.82) is Memphis, Tenn. The highest pay by state can be found in Pennsylvania, where pay average out at approximately $22.38 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

ASE Master Technicians receive bigger paychecks ($29.50 per hour) than those without credentials. FedEx Freight provides the highest financial reward to those with a Certificate (Cert) — these employees rake in about $28.00 per hour.


Employees who count HAZMAT among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $26.12 per hour. A garden variety skill at FedEx Freight is Customer Service; around one in four of FedEx Freight's people use it regularly. Key skills also include Commercial, Transport, and Safety Compliance.


FedEx Freight'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

The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only an eighth of respondents report compensation for sick days and vacation time. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; FedEx Freight sponsors various plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Perks cover health insurance for most survey participants and dental coverage for most workers. Some other advantages of working at FedEx Freight are tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and stock options.

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Key Stats for FedEx Freight


16 %
84 %
Hourly Rate
$14 - $23
Hourly Rate
$16 - $25

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 115 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

About This Company

Memphis, Tennessee 38120


LTL Freight Delivery Services


Fed Ex Freight Corp, Fedex Freight

FedEx Freight pays its employees an average of $20.83 an hour. Hourly pay at FedEx Freight ranges from an average of $15.09 to $27.45 an hour. FedEx Freight employees with the job title Truck Mechanic make the most with an average hourly rate of $27.69, while employees with the title Loader make the least with an average hourly rate of $10.96.

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