Median pay is highest in Denver ($27.50 per hour), followed by Dallas (approximately $20.00), Springfield ($19.65), and Kansas City (about $18.10). High paychecks are not found in Tulsa; in fact, at around $17.25 it is one of the worst-paid cities. Across MHC Kenworth's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Colorado earn the most, taking home $27.50 per hour.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $17.00. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $17.93. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of MHC Kenworth employees (42 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and typically earn about $17.49 per hour.
Typically, Diesel Mechanics are the best paid with salaries hovering at approximately $20.50; Diesel Technicians and Parts Countermans also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $20.23 and $12.00, respectively.
Certifications and Degrees
ASE Master Technicians receive bigger paychecks (approximately $28.97) than those without credentials. Becoming a Class B Commercial Driver License Holder can certainly pay off here; those folks make $25.00. Employees who have an Associate's Degree make the most here, hauling in about $25.49 per hour.
Skill-wise, employees who report System Repair as part of the toolkit report the most money, earning around $21.00 on average. Electronic Troubleshooting also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; over one-half of employees surveyed report using it at work. Troubleshooting, Maintenance, and Welding round out the set of key employee skills.
MHC Kenworth's employees are largely male (the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1).
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only 31 percent receiving paid vacation and a quarter of workers receiving paid sick days. To plan for old age, most workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. At MHC Kenworth, the greater part of workers have health insurance, and a strong majority of workers have dental coverage. Perks also include tuition reimbursement and life insurance.