In addition to hourly wages, employees typically receive various benefits and insurance after their first year with UPS
Drivers are always required for various tasks. This time it’s our turn to talk about what it’s like to work for UPS, how much they can earn and what benefits are offered.
UPS stands for United Parcel Service Inc. and is a company dedicated to the transportation and delivery of packages. Its headquarters are located in Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States. But they also have a presence in Europe, mainly in Bienne, Switzerland, from where they lead operations on this continent, in the Middle East and in Africa.
According to information disclosed publicly by some employees, including Mykol Gummings, a UPS worker can earn $40 an hour working as a driver at the transportation company.
Although it should be clarified that Gummings revealed that he has reached this amount after working for 40 years at UPS, his starting hourly wage was $21 dollars. In addition to hourly wages, employees typically receive various benefits and insurance after their first year of employment.
Information provided by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicates that a UPS employee has a median weekly earnings, being a full-time employee, of $1,041 dollars. For a 40-hour work week, this equates to $26.30 or $54,132 per year.
However, according to the company’s website, salaries will be variable according to the city where you decide to join as part of its staff. According to UPS, the salaries offered to drivers in different areas of the country are:
-Aberdeen, Maryland — $21 per hour
-Austin, Texas — $22 per hour
-Boston — $23 per hour
-Boulder, Colo. — $28.50 per hour
-Chicago — $23 per hour
-Cincinnati — $21 per hour
-Cleveland — $21 per hour
-Dallas — $22 per hour
-Detroit — $21 per hour
-Durant, Okla. — $21 per hour
-Fallon, Nevada — $23 per hour
-Honolulu — $23 per hour
-Indianapolis — $21 per hour
-Key West, Florida — $21 per hour
-Lexington, Kentucky — $21 per hour
-Los Angeles — $23 per hour
-Milwaukee — $23 per hour
-Minneapolis — $27 per hour
-Philadelphia — $21 per hour
-Phoenix — $23 per hour
-St. Louis — $21 per hour
-Salt Lake City — $25 per hour
-San Diego — $23 per hour
-Seattle — $30 per hour
-Shreveport, Louisiana — $21 per hour
-Staten Island, New York — $22 per hour
-Sunnyvale, Calif. — $38 per hour
Among the job benefits they get are up to seven weeks of paid vacation, paid vacation time, optional days, sick leave and free health care premiums.
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