F|Staff’s Annual Wage Survey: Empowering Carriers to Offer Competitive Wages

In the highly competitive logistics and transportation industry, attracting and retaining top-tier
drivers is a challenge. One crucial factor that can make or break a company’s appeal to quality
drivers is the wage they offer. Recognizing this, F|Staff conducts an annual wage survey, a
powerful tool that helps carriers set competitive wages within their market.

Understanding the Importance of F|Staff’s Annual Wage Survey

In an industry where driver shortage is a persistent issue, offering competitive wages can be a
game-changer. F|Staff’s annual wage survey provides valuable insights into wage trends,
benefits, and other benchmarks across different markets. This data empowers carriers to make
informed decisions about their wage offerings, ensuring they remain attractive to both existing
and prospective drivers.

How Does the Annual Wage Survey Work?

The annual wage survey conducted by F|Staff involves the collection and analysis of wage data
from various carriers across different markets. The process is meticulous and designed to ensure
the most accurate and useful results:

  1. Data Collection: F|Staff collects wage data from a wide array of carriers and driver
    surveys. This includes both large and small companies, covering a diverse range of
  2. Data Analysis: The collected data is then analyzed to identify trends, averages, and
    outliers. This comprehensive analysis provides a clear picture of the current wage
    landscape in the logistics industry.
  3. Report Compilation: The findings are compiled into a detailed report that breaks down
    the wage data across different parameters, such as location, carrier size, type of routes,
    endorsements and more.
  4. Insight Sharing: F|Staff shares these insights with carriers, helping them understand
    where their current wage offerings stand in comparison to industry standards and trends.

The Benefits of F|Staff’s Annual Wage Survey

The insights from F|Staff’s annual wage survey offer several key benefits:

  • Competitive Edge: Understanding the wage trends in your market helps you offer
    competitive wages, making your company more attractive to quality drivers.
  • Informed Decision Making: The survey provides data-driven insights that can guide
    decisions, helping you balance competitiveness with profitability.
  • Retention and Recruitment: Competitive wages can boost driver satisfaction, helping
    you retain your existing drivers and attract new talent.
  • Benchmarking: The survey allows you to benchmark your wages against industry
    standards, ensuring you’re not underpaying or overpaying your drivers.


F|Staff’s annual wage survey is a valuable tool for carriers looking to stay competitive in today’s
challenging logistics industry. By providing data-driven insights into wage trends and
benchmarks, F|Staff empowers carriers to offer wages that attract and retain the best drivers,
ultimately driving their success in the market. As F|Staff continues to innovate and support
carriers with tools like these, they reaffirm their commitment to empowering businesses in the
logistics industry.