Information Technology Project Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $47.50 per hour — though Systems Administrators, Help Desk Team Leaders, and Auto Mechanics also do fairly well at $32.49, approximately $23.35, and about $11.00, respectively. Tire Technicians make an average $10.11, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make around $21.63 per hour on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (55 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $12.37 per hour on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($27.02 per hour) can be spotted in Phoenix, Ariz.; the company's headquarter city of Scottsdale, Ariz. (about $23.99), Mishawaka, Ind. ($11.00), and Taylors, S.C. (around $8.25) are the next top-paying cities. Within the firm, employees working in Arizona take home the most — approximately $24.02 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Vmware Certified Professional : VMware Infrastructure 5s receive bigger paychecks ($32.80 per hour) than those without credentials. Discount Tire Co., Inc. workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree are also well compensated, earning about $13.20 on average.
Employees who count VMware ESX among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $32.49 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill among Discount Tire Co., Inc. workers, with roughly a sixth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Employees also tend to know Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Cisco Networking.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only 23 percent receiving paid vacation and one in eight survey participants receiving paid sick days. Nearly all survey participants contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Discount Tire Co., Inc. provides health insurance to a large number of workers, and a fair number of survey participants do receive dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, a company cell phone, 401(a), and tuition reimbursement.