Average Hourly Rate for Metro Employees

Metro laborers see wages hovering around $19.39 per hour. Adding overtime bumps the median up to $29.48. Your city is weighted most heavily when it comes to salary consideration at Metro; your experience level has a (lesser) effect as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $12.50 per hour on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Metro employees (28 percent) have five to nine years of experience and earn $19.68 per hour on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $34.44 per hour) can be spotted in Washington, DC; Los Angeles, Calif. (approximately $31.00), Grand Rapids, Mich. ($26.55), and Baldwin Park, Calif. (around $20.31) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is New York, N.Y. at $9.74. By state, Metro pays its District of Columbia employees the most; the pay rate there is $34.44 per hour.


Bus Operators represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at around $22.46 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Class A Commercial Driver License Holders earn about $23.99 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. The highest-paying degree here is an Associate's Degree; Metro awards approximately $36.20 to these degree-holders.


Employees who count AutoCAD among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $28.00 per hour. One of the more prevalent skills at Metro is Customer Service, with roughly one in five considering it a key competency. Key skills also include Operations Management, Microsoft Office, and Customer Relationship Management.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Metro gives paid vacation days to two-fifths of workers and sick leave to one-half of respondents. Metro workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Metro provides health insurance to a solid majority of respondents, and the larger part of survey participants do receive dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Metro


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38 %
Hourly Rate
$10 - $24
Hourly Rate
$10 - $28
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1-4 years
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20 years or more

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