Compare FedEx vs UPS BETA

See how working at FedEx vs. UPS compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at FedEx vs. UPS. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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FedEx

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UPS

Employee Ratings

  • FedEx scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • UPS scored higher in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 5049 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 14554 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
FedEx employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than UPS employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
FedEx employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than UPS employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
FedEx employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than UPS employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
FedEx Ceo Fred Smith
81%
81%Fred Smith
FedEx employees rated their CEO Approval 15% higher than UPS employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
UPS Ceo David Abney
66%
66%David Abney
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
71%
FedEx employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 9% higher than UPS employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
62%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
54%
Positive Business Outlook
52%

Salaries

UPS has 11,627 more total submitted salaries than FedEx.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Manager31 Salaries
$111,418/yr
FT Courier41 Salaries
$20/hr
Account Executive73 Salaries
$62,072/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Part Time Supervisor390 Salaries
$18/hr
Seasonal Driver Helper263 Salaries
$11/hr
Account Executive164 Salaries
$58,396/yr

What Employees Say

  • UPS had 954 more reviews than FedEx that mentioned "Great benefits" as a Pro.
  • UPS had 562 more reviews than FedEx that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
  • UPS had 545 more reviews than FedEx that mentioned "Part time" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 332 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 305 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 1259 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 997 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 149 reviews)
"Part time"(in 92 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 711 reviews)
"Part time"(in 637 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Information Technology

I have been working at FedEx full-time

Pros

Flexible, Benefits, Nice managers, Friendly environment

Cons

Hours of operation No holiday pay for part time

Current Employee - Health & Safety Specialist

I have been working at UPS full-time for more than a year

Pros

Excellent growth potential and management mentoring

Cons

None...excellent response to pandemic of 2020

Job Postings

UPS has 9,754 more recently posted open jobs than FedEx.