How Much A FedEx Pilot Makes In Salary

(Last Updated On: November 29, 2019)

FedEx Corporation is an American multinational courier delivery services company headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee. It is known for its overnight shipping service and pioneering a system that could track packages and provide real time updates on package location. It operates FedEx Express which was the world’s largest airline in terms of freight tons flown and the world’s ninth largest in terms of fleet size. It has a national hub at Indianapolis International Airport and various regional hubs in different parts of the United States. It operates around 400 planes in its fleet, majority being the Boeing 767-200SF.

FedEx pilots are paid considerably higher than their rivals at UPS, Atlas, ABX , ATI and Prime Air. The maximum number of years of experience for a captain is capped at 15 years while working at FedEx. They earn $313 an hour while at UPS the pilots earn $309 an hour. Other smaller cargo airline such as Kalitta Air pay their captains $273 an hour. New hires with limited experience make an average of $4,000 a month.

FedEx has a monthly guarantee of 74 hours and a per diem pay of $2.30 per hour for domestic flights and $3.15 for international flights.

Pilot Payscale Based On The Size Of The Plane (Maximum Experience 15 Years)

Boeing 767-300

Captain: $325

First Officer: $230


Boeing 737

Captain: $280

First Officer: $203


Airbus A300

Captain: $325

First Officer: $230