When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($17.13 per hour) can be spotted in Loveland, Colo.; Thurston, Ohio (around $14.50), Almira, Wash. ($14.00), and Union City, Tenn. (about $13.00) are the next top-paying cities. Boyle, Miss. ranks low on the pay scale — at approximately $11.75, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of California, where they average to $18.25 per hour.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is around $12.62 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (35 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make approximately $13.83 per hour on average.
Office Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $15.15 per hour — though Medium Truck Drivers, Administrative Assistants, and Tractor-Trailer Drivers also do fairly well at $15.00, about $14.11, and $13.48, respectively. Earning only $12.33 on average, Warehousemans make less than most people in the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to around $14.20 per hour for Hazardous Materials Commercial Driver License Holders, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Regarding pay and education, Crop Production Services pays those with an Associate's Degree the most — about $13.55.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Office Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $15.43 per hour. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Accounts Payable; just over one in five deem it necessary for work. Customer Service, Office Administration, and Microsoft Excel round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
As part of compensation, Crop Production Services gives paid vacation to half of respondents and paid sick leave to two in five employees. A majority of survey participants participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Crop Production Services provides health insurance to a large number of survey participants, and a strong majority of employees do receive dental coverage. The list of perks also includes a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.