Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $45K per year. The greater proportion of employees (69 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of about $38K annually.
By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Indiana, where the average salary is approximately $41K per year.
Bringing in the most money are Commercial Truck Drivers — their earnings average $47K annually. Trucking and Transportation Fleet Dispatchers are a close second at $39K along with Graphic Designers ($32K) and Tractor-Trailer Drivers (around $32K). Truck Driver, OTRs are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $30K.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Six Sigma Green Belts are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $59K per year. Acquiring certification to be a Business Certificate Holder is rewarded with median pay of $47K annually. At Celadon Trucking Co., employees who hold a Master of Science (MS) receive the highest salaries at approximately $47K.
In this position, it pays to have Operations Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $80K per year. Microsoft Excel is regularly seen around here; just under a third of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Customer Service, Logistics, and Customer Relationship Management.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Celadon Trucking Co. gives paid vacation days to one in five respondents and sick leave to a third of respondents. A fair number of employees report contributing to a 401(k). The vast majority of respondents receive health insurance, and most survey participants get dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Celadon Trucking Co. are gym membership, a company cell phone, a casual working environment, and life insurance.