Average Salary for Paccar Corporation Employees

The median income for Paccar Corporation employees is $73K annually. Though how long you've been working and where you live are influential salary factors for those at Paccar Corporation, what you do at the company turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Assistant Controllers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $123K per year — though Senior Mechanical Engineers, Commodity Managers, and Mechanical Engineers also do fairly well at $87K, about $71K, and $69K, respectively. Recruiting Specialists at Paccar Corporation do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($43K on average) at the company.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Paccar Corporation for between five and 10 years earn around $84K annually on average. The greater proportion of employees (34 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of about $63K per year.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $87K annually) can be spotted in Mount Vernon, Wash.; Seattle, Wash. (approximately $78K), Renton, Wash. ($77K), and Kirkland, Wash. ($70K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Columbus, Miss.; in fact, at $56K it is one of the worst-paid cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Washington; salaries there average to $75K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $152K annually. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Public Accountant is rewarded with median pay of about $102K per year. Paccar Corporation compensates Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Management-holders the most at approximately $103K annually.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Product Development; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $100K per year. Microsoft Excel is regularly seen around here; about a fourth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Other skills in demand are Data Analysis, Project Management, and Engineering Design.

Benefits and Perks

The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only a quarter of survey participants. With an eye toward the future, Paccar Corporation offers several choices in retirement planning such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance is part of the package for the vast majority of respondents, and for a large number of employees, dental coverage is too. Some other perks are tuition reimbursement, a company cell phone, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Paccar Corporation


28 %
72 %
$45,017 - $78,184
$55,725 - $99,888

Job Satisfaction

Rated 3 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$48,483 - $103,304
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
$59,598 - $95,297
$42,485 - $82,272
$57,000 - $96,800
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