When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($20.94 per hour) can be spotted in Hyattsville, Md.; Irvine, Calif. (around $16.44), Alsip, Ill. (about $15.19), and Denver, Colo. ($14.00) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Chicago, Ill. at $11.75. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Maryland, where they average to approximately $20.94 per hour.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Dispatchers, Transit and Intercity Bus Drivers, Trucking and Transportation Fleet Dispatchers, and Bus Drivers; while the first receives the highest median pay at $16.63 per hour, the other salaries come in at $15.53, approximately $14.00, and about $13.83, respectively. With salaries averaging around $11.19, Reservationists are among the lowest paid at MV Transportation, Inc.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $15.54 per hour. The largest fraction of MV Transportation, Inc. people (44 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $13.43 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Passenger Endorsement Commercial Drivers License Holders, who make about $13.96 per hour.
In this position, it pays to have Electronic Troubleshooting in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $17.24 per hour. Customer Service also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; around half of employees surveyed report using it at work. Three more common skills are Driver/Core Development, Safety Compliance, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
Only 38 percent at MV Transportation, Inc. enjoy paid vacation time, and just 31 percent can take sick leave. More than two-fifths of workers participate in a 401(k) program. The larger part of respondents can count on health insurance, and a majority of survey participants have dental coverage as a benefit. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, 401(a), and a casual working environment.