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Average Salary for Metro Employees

A typical Metro employee can expect to make $49K annually. Though how long you've been working is an influential salary factor for those at Metro, where you live turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Metro typically pays:
below market

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Employer: Metro
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Bus Operator (3)
$26,061 - $77,151  
[-]Bus Operator (3)
Total Pay$26,061 - $77,151  
[+]Bus Driver (2)
$18,652 - $44,643  
[+]Bus Driver (2)
Total Pay$18,652 - $44,643  
[+]Customer Service Representative (CSR) (2)
$19,721 - $42,605  
[+]Customer Service Representative (CSR) (2)
Total Pay$19,721 - $42,605  
[+]Operations Manager (2)
$40,105 - $107,633  
[+]Operations Manager (2)
Salary$42,767 - $106,797  
Total Pay$40,105 - $107,633  
 Precise Range (?
XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
)     Estimated Range (?
XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 70
United States (change)

Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $40K. Respondents with a company tenure of five to ten years tend to make about $48K. To sum up, the greater portion of employees here (38 percent) have worked in their field for 10-19 years and now make around $63K per year.


Median pay is highest in Portland ($100K annually), followed by Los Angeles ($65K), Houston (approximately $55K), and St. Louis (around $50K). Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $35K) is Nashville. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Ohio; salaries there average to about $72K per year.


Operations Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of approximately $62K.

Certifications and Degrees

Metro workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration are also well compensated, earning $97K on average.


Skill-wise, employees who report Strategic Planning as part of the toolkit report the most money, earning $129K on average. Operations Management is a popular skill in the Metro workforce; just under one in five of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Many workers usually know Customer Service, Customer Relations, and Leadership as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only a third of workers at Metro enjoy paid vacation time, and just one-half of workers can take sick leave. With an eye toward the future, Metro offers several choices in retirement planning such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Most workers have health insurance, and benefits for a fair portion of workers also include dental insurance. The list of perks also includes life insurance, a company cell phone, and gym membership.

Key Stats

56 %
44 %
$29,361 - $76,646
$35,007 - $63,871
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

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