When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $20.94 per hour) can be spotted in Hyattsville, Md.; Seattle, Wash. (approximately $17.22), Irvine, Calif. ($16.44), and Las Vegas, Nev. ($16.00) are the next top-paying cities. Chicago, Ill. ranks low on the pay scale — at $11.75, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Maryland; pay there average to about $20.94 per hour.
Bringing in the most money are Transit and Intercity Bus Drivers — their earnings average $15.53 per hour. Bus Operators are a close second at approximately $15.36 along with Bus Drivers (around $14.48) and Trucking and Transportation Fleet Dispatchers ($14.03). Earning only $11.19 on average, Reservationists make less than most people in the company.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $15.34 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (48 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $13.43 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Passenger Endorsement Commercial Drivers License Holders are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $14.25 per hour.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Data Entry among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $16.00 per hour. A garden variety skill at MV Transportation, Inc. is Customer Service; roughly one-half of MV Transportation, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Driver/Core Development, Safety Compliance, and Microsoft Office were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
As part of compensation, MV Transportation, Inc. gives paid vacation to one-half of employees and paid sick leave to 38 percent. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, MV Transportation, Inc. provides an optional 401(k) plan, and just over two-fifths of workers participate. A solid majority of survey participants report having health insurance, and the larger part of respondents report having dental coverage. MV Transportation, Inc. folks also make good use of life insurance and 401(a).