Human Resources Coordinators are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $22.29 per hour; Transit and Intercity Bus Drivers, Bus Drivers, and Trucking and Transportation Fleet Dispatchers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in approximately $15.53, $14.07, and $14.00, respectively. Reservationists are among the lowest paid at a median salary of around $11.19.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $20.94 per hour) can be spotted in Hyattsville, Md.; Irvine, Calif. ($16.44), Alsip, Ill. ($15.19), and Denver, Colo. (around $14.00) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at about $11.75) is Chicago, Ill. Within the firm, employees working in Maryland take home the most — $20.94 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make approximately $15.57 per hour on average. The greater proportion of employees (45 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $13.45 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Class B Commercial Driver License Holders receive bigger paychecks ($14.40 per hour) than those without credentials.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Electronic Troubleshooting; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of around $17.24 per hour. One of the more prevalent skills at MV Transportation, Inc. is Customer Service, with half considering it a key competency. Three more common skills are Driver/Core Development, Safety Compliance, and Data Entry.
Benefits and Perks
Only two-fifths of respondents receive paid vacation and sick leave. Half of workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. A majority of employees report having health insurance, and a majority of workers report having dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, 401(a), and a casual working environment.