When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($85K per year) can be spotted in Cleveland, Ohio; Reading, Pa. (approximately $54K), Shelbyville, Ind. ($48K), and Dearborn, Mich. (around $44K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at about $44K) is Indianapolis, Ind. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of New Jersey, where they average to $91K annually.
Earning around $74K per year on average, Logistics Engineers receive the most money, followed by Operations Supervisors ($50K), Warehouse Supervisors (approximately $43K), and Logistics Analysts ($42K). Penske Logistics hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Supply Chain Planners ($40K on average).
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make about $42K annually on average. The largest fraction of Penske Logistics people (32 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn $49K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to about $41K annually for OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Business Management make the most here, hauling in $63K per year.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Safety Compliance; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $55K annually. Microsoft Excel also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; approximately one in three of employees surveyed report using it at work. Many workers are also familiar with Logistics, Operations Management, and Microsoft Office.
Penske Logistics' employees who answered the questionnaire are largely male (the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1).
Benefits and Perks
The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most workers, and a majority of survey participants report receiving dental coverage as well. Additional benefits of working here are a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a company cell phone.