Average Hourly Rate for FedEx Ground Employees

FedEx Ground workers earn an average of $13.85 per hour normally and $22.78 during overtime hours. How long you've been working plays the largest role in compensation at FedEx Ground, but your role at the company and your city affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Package Handler
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Delivery Driver
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Route Driver
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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 525
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About This Company

Fed Ex Ground Inc

FedEx Ground pays its employees an average of $13.80 an hour. Hourly pay at FedEx Ground ranges from an average of $10.62 to $20.67 an hour. FedEx Ground employees with the job title Electrician make the most with an average hourly rate of $36.52, while employees with the title Customer Service Associate make the least with an average hourly rate of $9.02.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to approximately $15.96 per hour. The largest fraction of FedEx Ground people (60 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $13.21 per hour on average.


Bringing in the most money are Operations Managers — their earnings average about $20.40 per hour. Maintenance Technicians are a close second at $19.89 along with Office Administrators ($15.86) and Route Drivers (around $14.83). FedEx Ground hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Package Handlers ($12.01 on average).


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($21.28 per hour) can be spotted in Fort Worth, Texas; Columbus, Ohio (about $17.69), Orlando, Fla. ($16.00), and Memphis, Tenn. (around $15.33) are the next top-paying cities. At approximately $13.39, Sacramento, Calif. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Pennsylvania, where the average salary is around $14.74 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

OSHA 10 Hour Specialists earn about $23.48 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. At FedEx Ground, employees who hold an Associate of Arts (AA) receive the highest pay at $19.00.


Employees who count Operations Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $20.30 per hour. Customer Service is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; just under one in four of FedEx Ground's people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Sorting, Packaging, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Only a third of workers at FedEx Ground enjoy paid vacation time, and just one in eight workers can take sick leave. FedEx Ground workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. A majority of respondents receive health insurance, and the larger part of workers get dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at FedEx Ground are tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and a stock purchase plan.

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Key Stats for FedEx Ground


28 %
72 %
Hourly Rate
$10 - $16
Hourly Rate
$11 - $17

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 218 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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