When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $104K annually) can be spotted in Ellenwood, Ga.; Denver, Colo. ($72K), Atlanta, Ga. (approximately $71K), and Johns Creek, Ga. ($44K) are the next top-paying cities. Across Saia Motor Freight Incorporated's U.S. offices, employees in the state of California earn the most, taking home about $78K per year.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $51K annually. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of approximately $46K per year. Overall, the greater share of Saia Motor Freight Incorporated folks have 20 years or more of experience and earn an average around $71K annually.
Tractor-Trailer Drivers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $83K per year — though Operations Managers, Outside Sales Representatives, and Pricing Analysts also do fairly well at $65K, $63K, and $56K, respectively.
Certifications and Degrees
Being an OSHA Forklift Operator Certification certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $62K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. It pays to have a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) at Saia Motor Freight Incorporated — these employees make the most at $68K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Operations Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $79K annually. Microsoft Office is a popular skill in the Saia Motor Freight Incorporated workforce; close to a fourth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Employees also tend to know Customer Service, Microsoft Excel, and Customer Relationship Management.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only two in five workers receiving paid vacation and one in five respondents receiving paid sick days. A strong majority of respondents participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. At Saia Motor Freight Incorporated, a strong majority of survey participants have health insurance, and a fair number of workers have dental coverage. Perks also include life insurance, a stock purchase plan, a subsidized cell phone, and a casual working environment.