Years of Experience
Average pay is $18.25 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of MHC Kenworth employees (38 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $17.36 per hour on average.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Diesel Technicians, Inside Sales Representatives, Diesel Mechanics, and Parts Countermans; while the first receives the highest median pay at about $20.00 per hour, the other salaries come in at approximately $18.12, $18.09, and around $12.00, respectively.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $21.00 per hour) can be spotted in Dallas, Texas; Kansas City, Mo. ($18.10), Tulsa, Okla. ($17.25), and Springfield, Mo. ($16.00) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Leawood, Kan. — at around $15.88, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. The highest pay by state can be found in North Carolina, where pay average out at approximately $22.00 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
ASE Master Technicians have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $28.00 per hour.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Welding among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $21.00 per hour. Electronic Troubleshooting is a popular skill in the MHC Kenworth workforce; approximately one in three of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Key skills also include Troubleshooting, Maintenance, and Customer Service.
Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at MHC Kenworth can sometimes lack paid time off; a third of workers get paid vacation days, and one in four employees receive paid sick leave. A large number of employees allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Almost all workers report having health insurance, and most employees report having dental coverage. The list of perks also includes life insurance and tuition reimbursement.