When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $27.50 per hour) can be spotted in Denver, Colo.; Dallas, Texas (approximately $20.00), Kansas City, Mo. ($18.10), and Tulsa, Okla. ($17.25) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Springfield, Mo. at $16.00. By state, MHC Kenworth employees make the most in Colorado, earning about $21.63 per hour on average.
The highest paychecks go to Diesel Mechanics, who earn an average $21.50 per hour, closely trailed by Diesel Technicians (around $20.00), Inside Sales Representatives ($18.12), and Parts Countermans (about $12.00).
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at MHC Kenworth for between five and 10 years earn approximately $18.25 per hour on average. The largest fraction of MHC Kenworth people (33 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $17.58 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Class B Commercial Driver License Holders earn $24.49 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Regarding pay and education, MHC Kenworth pays those with an Associate's Degree the most — around $25.49.
Employees who count Maintenance among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $21.50 per hour. Troubleshooting is a popular skill among MHC Kenworth workers, with about two in five of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Many workers are also familiar with Electronic Troubleshooting, Customer Service, and Sales.
MHC Kenworth's employees who answered the questionnaire are more likely to be male — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about 31 percent receiving paid vacation and just over a fifth of workers receiving sick leave. Most respondents save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Nearly all workers receive health insurance, and a large number of survey participants get dental coverage. The list of perks also includes life insurance and tuition reimbursement.