When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $75K per year) can be spotted in Cleveland, Ohio; Reading, Pa. ($54K), Shelbyville, Ind. ($48K), and Dearborn, Mich. (approximately $45K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (about $44K) in Indianapolis, Ind., one of the lowest-paid cities. Across Penske Logistics' U.S. offices, employees in the state of New Jersey earn the most, taking home $91K annually.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Penske Logistics for between five and 10 years earn $48K per year on average. The largest fraction of Penske Logistics people (31 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $44K annually on average.
Operations Supervisors earn the highest median pay at $50K per year, followed by Logistics Analysts (around $44K), Warehouse Supervisors (approximately $43K), and Supply Chain Planners (about $40K).
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Six Sigma Green Belts are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $53K annually. Becoming an OSHA Forklift Operator Certification can certainly pay off here; those folks make around $41K on average. Regarding salaries and education, Penske Logistics pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management the most — $63K.
Employees who count Project Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $90K per year. Folks here also tend to know Microsoft Excel; on the survey, over a third of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Other skills in demand are Operations Management, Logistics, and Data Analysis.
Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Penske Logistics 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. Most respondents report having health insurance, and the larger part of employees report having dental coverage. Perks also include a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a company cell phone.