Sharing statistics, facts and a powerful reality about the UPSers who live our purpose and proudly serve our customers every day
UPS full-time small package delivery drivers receive an average total compensation package of $145,000 per year. That includes $0 healthcare premiums, up to seven weeks of paid vacation, plus paid time off for holidays, sick leave and option days. UPS also makes contributions to a defined-benefit pension plan for each employee.
Our long-haul team drivers average $172,000 per year in total compensation. UPS pays $0.95 per mile after four years, nearly double the trucking industry average. This pay is in addition to the same industry-leading healthcare, paid time off, vacation, holidays, sick leave and pension contributions as our full-time small package delivery drivers.
Our local tractor-trailer “feeder” drivers average $162,000 per year in total compensation, which includes $0 healthcare premiums, paid time off for vacations, holidays, sick leave and option days. UPS also makes contributions to a defined-benefit pension plan for each employee.
Part-time operations employees earn $20 an hour on average after 30 days. These part-time jobs have consistent hours and come with the great benefits we offer our full-time employees, including $0 healthcare premiums. Part-time employees also receive paid vacations and holidays, tuition benefits for most, and contributions to a defined-benefit pension plan.
What separates a job from a career? Upward mobility. For more than 100 years, UPS has been working with the Teamsters to meet the needs of employees, customers, and the communities where we live and work. That means making sure we're providing one of the best compensation packages in the industry. And that we're providing a path for our employees to grow, earn a good income and succeed.