When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $19.50 per hour) can be spotted in Pasco, Wash.; Bloomsburg, Pa. (about $19.48), Salinas, Calif. ($17.74), and Loveland, Colo. (around $16.00) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $11.48) is Morrisonville, Ill. Across its U.S. offices, the state of California pays Crop Production Services the most — $17.38 per hour on average.
Tractor-Trailer Drivers earn the highest median pay at $15.21 per hour, followed by Vegetation Pesticide Handlers (about $14.63), Administrative Coordinators ($14.45), and Medium Truck Drivers ($13.60). With salaries averaging around $11.19, Warehouse Managers are among the lowest paid at Crop Production Services.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to approximately $14.36 per hour. The largest slice of the Crop Production Services workforce (40 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $14.17 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialists receive bigger paychecks (about $15.40 per hour) than those without credentials. At Crop Production Services, employees who hold a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) receive the highest pay at $16.35.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Machine Operation among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $15.72 per hour. Customer Service is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; nearly one-third of Crop Production Services' people use it regularly. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Jobsite Delivery, Commercial, and Safety Compliance.
Benefits and Perks
A lucky few (18 percent) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. About two-fifths of workers save for retirement through Crop Production Services' 401(k) plan. A large number of survey participants can count on health insurance, and most survey participants have dental coverage as a benefit. Perks also include 401(a), life insurance, a company cell phone, and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.