Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at MHC Kenworth for between five and 10 years earn $23.42 per hour on average. Overall, the greater share of MHC Kenworth folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $17.58 per hour.
Diesel Mechanics are the best paid with the average salary hovering at about $24.00 per hour; Diesel Technicians, Inside Sales Representatives, and Parts Countermans also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $22.00, approximately $18.12, and $12.00, respectively.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $23.73 per hour) can be spotted in Dallas, Texas; Kansas City, Mo. ($18.10), Tulsa, Okla. ($17.25), and Springfield, Mo. (around $16.00) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($15.88) in Leawood, Kan., one of the lowest-paid cities. MHC Kenworth workers in Texas earn the most — approximately $23.42 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
ASE Master Technicians receive bigger paychecks (about $30.00 per hour) than those without credentials.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Heavy Equipment Repair; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $26.00 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Electronic Troubleshooting; on the survey, close to one-half of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Some other standard skills here are Troubleshooting, Maintenance, and Systems Troubleshooting.
Men make up the majority of employees who took the survey in a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about a quarter of employees receiving paid vacation and nearly one in six workers receiving sick leave. Nearly all respondents save for retirement through MHC Kenworth's 401(k) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for nearly all workers, and most survey participants report receiving dental coverage as well. Employees can also look forward to tuition reimbursement and life insurance.