Years of Experience
Average pay is about $34K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. The greater proportion of employees (46 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of around $56K per year.
The highest paychecks go to Tractor-Trailer Drivers, who earn approximately $57K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points Specialists are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $56K per year. Labatt Food Services provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Science (MS) — these employees rake in $56K annually.
In this position, it pays to have Transport in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $57K per year. Safety Compliance also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; close to one-fourth of employees surveyed report using it at work.
Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
A third of employees have paid vacation, and only about one-half of employees can take paid time off for illness. The larger part of survey participants participate in a 401(k) program. Almost all employees receive health insurance, and the larger part of employees get dental coverage.