When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $65K per year) can be spotted in Bentonville, Ark.; Rogers, Ark. (around $62K), Lowell, Ark. (approximately $59K), and Dallas, Texas ($50K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Springdale, Ark. — at $46K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Washington, where the average J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. employee makes $65K annually.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $51K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. The greater proportion of employees (35 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of about $50K annually.
The highest average salaries go to Programmer Analysts, who bring in close to $66K per year, though Account Managers are not far behind at approximately $59K along with Operations Supervisors (around $50K) and Tractor-Trailer Drivers ($50K). Financial compensation for Trainee Managers is rather low — on average only around $49K — relative to the rest of the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certification In Transportation and Logistics certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $50K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Acquiring certification to be a Class A Commercial Driver License Holder is rewarded with median pay of about $46K per year. The best paid folks at J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. have a Master of Science (MS), earning $89K annually.
When it comes to skills, SQL seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $65K per year. Folks here also tend to know Customer Service; on the survey, nearly one in five of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Transport, Operations Management, and Logistics.
J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc.'s employees who answered the questionnaire are largely male (the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1).
Benefits and Perks
A fair number of employees participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. For most workers, benefits include health insurance, and a large number of employees get dental coverage, too. The list of perks also includes a casual working environment, life insurance, 401(a), relocation expenses, and a company cell phone.