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.