Residents of Bloomsburg, Pa. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $19.20 per hour; other top-paying cities include Loveland, Colo. (approximately $15.57) and Thurston, Ohio (around $14.50). By state, the highest pay levels are found in California, where the average Crop Production Services employee makes $16.57 per hour.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $12.82 per hour. The largest fraction of Crop Production Services people (44 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $13.77 per hour on average.
Office Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at about $15.15 per hour; Administrative Assistants, Administrative Coordinators, and Medium Truck Drivers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $14.70, approximately $14.18, and $13.75, respectively. Near the bottom at Crop Production Services are Tractor-Trailer Drivers, pulling in an average of just around $13.00.
Certifications and Degrees
Being an OSHA Forklift Operator Certification certainly has its perks — salaries approach $12.49 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Crop Production Services compensates Associate of Applied Science (AAS)-holders the most at around $15.23 per hour.
Employees who count Customer Service among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $14.82 per hour. Microsoft Excel is regularly seen around here; just under a fourth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Microsoft Office, Accounts Payable, and Jobsite Delivery are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Merely a third of survey participants at Crop Production Services earn paid vacation and paid sick time. Crop Production Services sponsors a 401(k) program, and a majority of workers use this option to save for their retirement. For most employees, benefits include health insurance, and a solid majority of survey participants get dental coverage, too. Some other advantages of working at Crop Production Services are a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, 401(a), and a casual working environment.