Average Hourly Rate for Pepsi Bottling Group Employees

Headquartered in Somers, N.Y., Pepsi Bottling Group offers a range of employment opportunities in the beverages, from Merchandiser to Tractor-Trailer Driver. The average pay for Pepsi Bottling Group employees is $16.13 per hour. With overtime, that gets bumped up to $25.06. Your role at the company influences pay for Pepsi Bottling Group workers the most, followed by geography and how long you've been working. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Somers, New York 10589



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Maintenance Technicians represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $27.30 per hour — though Field Service Technicians, Tractor-Trailer Drivers, and Delivery Drivers also do fairly well at approximately $23.50, $18.08, and $15.00, respectively. Forklift Operators are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $13.75.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $21.07 per hour) can be spotted in Grand Rapids, Mich.; Atlanta, Ga. (about $20.30), Knoxville, Tenn. (around $19.17), and Oklahoma City, Okla. ($16.87) are the next top-paying cities. Chillicothe, Mo. ranks low on the pay scale — at $10.48, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of California pays Pepsi Bottling Group the most — approximately $17.96 per hour on average.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of $15.91 per hour. The largest fraction of Pepsi Bottling Group people (38 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $14.55 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than HVAC Journeymans, who make about $27.05 per hour. Pepsi Bottling Group workers who hold a Certificate (Cert), Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration (HVAC) Maintenance Technology are also well compensated, earning approximately $27.05 on average.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Electronic Troubleshooting; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of around $22.30 per hour. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Customer Service; about one in three deem it necessary for work. Some other standard skills here are Merchandising, Sales, and Machine Operation.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about 37 percent receiving paid vacation and close to one-sixth of workers receiving sick leave. 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 is part of the package for most employees, and for a strong majority of survey participants, dental coverage is too. The company also dishes out perks such as a company cell phone, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

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