Field Service Technicians rake in the most money, with average earnings of $20.51 per hour; Tractor-Trailer Drivers come in second with average earnings amounting to about $18.21, while Loaders and Merchandisers rank near the top as well (approximately $15.00 and around $14.84, respectively). With salaries averaging $13.07, Forklift Operators are among the lowest paid at Pepsi Bottling Group.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $15.80 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (38 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $14.64 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($21.07 per hour) can be spotted in Grand Rapids, Mich.; Taunton, Mass. ($18.75), Atlanta, Ga. ($18.38), and Denver, Colo. (around $16.85) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (about $15.08) in Jacksonville, Fla., one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Pepsi Bottling Group employees make the most in California, earning $19.58 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
HVAC Journeymans are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $27.05 per hour. At Pepsi Bottling Group, employees who hold an Associate's Degree receive the highest pay at $21.02.
When it comes to skills, Electronic Troubleshooting seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $22.00 per hour. A common skill in Pepsi Bottling Group's work force is Customer Service; over a third of survey participants report using it on the job. Employees also tend to know Merchandising, Sales, and Machine Operation.
Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Only half of respondents at Pepsi Bottling Group enjoy paid vacation time, and just one in five employees can take sick leave. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; Pepsi Bottling Group sponsors various plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Most employees can count on health insurance, and a strong majority of employees have dental coverage as a benefit. Pepsi Bottling Group also dishes out privileges such as life insurance, a company cell phone, and free drinks.