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Average Hourly Rate for Pepsi Bottling Group Employees

Operating out of Somers, N.Y., beverages company Pepsi Bottling Group employs talent in positions ranging from Merchandiser to Field Service Technician. Pepsi Bottling Group workers report earning an average of $16.07 per hour. Adding overtime compensation raises that to $24.61. What you do at the company primarily drives compensation; however, where you live and your experience level are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Pepsi Bottling Group. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Pepsi Bottling Group typically pays:
below market
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Employer: Pepsi Bottling Group
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Merchandiser (17)
$10.36 - $17.32  
[-]Merchandiser (17)
Overtime$6.94 - $26.91  
Hourly Rate$10.36 - $17.32  
[+]Field Service Technician (8)
$14.11 - $30.08  
[+]Field Service Technician (8)
Hourly Rate$14.11 - $30.08  
[+]Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer (6)
$12.63 - $23.59  
[+]Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer (6)
Hourly Rate$12.63 - $23.59  
[+]Administrative Assistant (5)
$9.77 - $19.98  
[+]Administrative Assistant (5)
Hourly Rate$9.77 - $19.98  
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XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 137

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Somers, New York 10589



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Field Service Technicians represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $20.33 per hour — though Tractor-Trailer Drivers, Delivery Drivers, and Loaders also do fairly well at about $17.75, approximately $17.00, and $15.71, respectively. Near the bottom at Pepsi Bottling Group are Forklift Operators, pulling in an average of just around $12.29.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($20.30 per hour) can be spotted in Atlanta, Ga.; Phoenix, Ariz. (around $16.50), Oklahoma City, Okla. (about $16.41), and Denver, Colo. ($15.68) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $13.39) is Sacramento, Calif. Pepsi Bottling Group workers in New Jersey earn the most — $20.49 per hour on average.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Pepsi Bottling Group for between five and 10 years earn approximately $15.44 per hour on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (40 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $14.81 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

HVAC Journeymans are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $27.05 per hour. The highest-paying degree here is an Associate's Degree; Pepsi Bottling Group awards around $21.02 to these degree-holders.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Electronic Troubleshooting; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $22.00 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill among Pepsi Bottling Group workers, with around one in three of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Merchandising, Sales, and Customer Relations.


Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Half of respondents have paid vacation, and only about one in five respondents can take paid time off for illness. 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. Pepsi Bottling Group provides health insurance to a large number of respondents, and a strong majority of workers do receive dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, and free drinks.

Key Stats for Pepsi Bottling Group


24 %
76 %
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$10 - $15
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$11 - $20
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
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