Average Hourly Rate for FedEx Freight Employees

Memphis, Tenn.-based FedEx Freight hires for positions ranging from Tractor-Trailer Driver to Dock Worker in the ltl freight delivery services. Median pay for FedEx Freight workers sits around $20.65 per hour, and overtime compensation can push that up to $35.42. FedEx Freight paychecks are largely negotiated based on what you do at the company, though how long you've been working and where you live are also considered. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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FedEx Freight Hourly Rate


Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer
26 profiles

Dock Worker
20 profiles

9 profiles

United States (change)

Truck Driver, Light Or Delivery Services
8 profiles

Forklift Operator
7 profiles

Diesel Mechanic
4 profiles

Package Handler
4 profiles

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 07 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 117
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Find out more about pay at FedEx Freight

About This Company

Memphis, Tennessee 38120


LTL Freight Delivery Services


Fed Ex Freight Corp, Fedex Freight

Source: Freebase


Bringing in the most money are Tractor-Trailer Drivers — their earnings average around $25.01 per hour. Light or Delivery Services Truck Drivers are a close second at approximately $24.83 along with Forklift Operators ($19.59) and Forklift Drivers (about $18.55). Package Handlers make an average $11.38, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $21.04 per hour. The largest fraction of FedEx Freight people (42 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn about $18.82 per hour on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $25.82 per hour) can be spotted in Hartford, Conn.; Pittsburgh, Pa. ($24.68), Los Angeles, Calif. (around $20.68), and Phoenix, Ariz. ($18.81) are the next top-paying cities. Louisville, Ky. is near the bottom for pay at $17.57. By state, FedEx Freight employees make the most in Pennsylvania, earning around $23.58 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to approximately $25.94 per hour for Class A Commercial Driver License Holders, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. It pays to have an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) at FedEx Freight — these employees make the most at about $25.93 per hour.


Employees who count HAZMAT among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $25.75 per hour. A common skill in FedEx Freight's work force is Customer Service; just under a third of survey participants report using it on the job. Commercial, Transport, and Jobsite Delivery are also desirable skills.


FedEx Freight's employees who answered the questionnaire are largely male (the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1).

Benefits and Perks

Merely five percent of workers at FedEx Freight earn paid vacation and paid sick time. Employees looking to save up for old age can choose from several options including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance is part of the package for most respondents, and for most survey participants, dental coverage is too. Some other advantages of working at FedEx Freight are tuition reimbursement, stock options, and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.

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Key Stats for FedEx Freight


18 %
82 %
Hourly Rate
$11 - $25
Hourly Rate
$16 - $25

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 55 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Popular Locations for FedEx Freight

  1. Denver, Colorado
  2. Los Angeles, California
  3. Phoenix, Arizona
  4. Hartford, Connecticut
  5. Dallas, Texas
  6. Louisville, Kentucky
  7. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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