Average Hourly Rate for Pepsi Bottling Group Employees

Operating out of Somers, N.Y., beverages sector company Pepsi Bottling Group employs talent in positions ranging from Merchandiser to Field Service Technician. Median pay for Pepsi Bottling Group workers sits around $15.94 per hour, and overtime compensation can push that up to $24.35. What you do at the company plays the largest role in compensation at Pepsi Bottling Group, but your experience level and geography affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Pepsi Bottling Group typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
at market
Employer: Pepsi Bottling Group
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Merchandiser (15)
$10.28 - $16.42  
[-]Merchandiser (15)
Hourly Rate$10.28 - $16.42  
[+]Field Service Technician (8)
$13.56 - $28.51  
[+]Field Service Technician (8)
Hourly Rate$13.56 - $28.51  
[+]Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer (7)
$12.67 - $24.55  
[+]Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer (7)
Hourly Rate$12.67 - $24.55  
[+]Delivery Driver (5)
$10.54 - $25.99  
[+]Delivery Driver (5)
Hourly Rate$10.54 - $25.99  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 129
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About This Company

Somers, New York 10589



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The highest average salaries go to Maintenance Technicians, who bring in close to about $27.30, though Field Service Technicians are not far behind at $19.87 along with Delivery Drivers ($17.00) and Tractor-Trailer Drivers (approximately $16.41). Pepsi Bottling Group hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Administrative Assistants ($11.00).

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay generally amounts to around $16.22. The largest slice of the Pepsi Bottling Group workforce (41 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns $14.97 per hour.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $20.95 per hour) can be spotted in Los Angeles; Atlanta ($20.30), Denver (around $18.75), and Williamsport ($18.74) are the next top-paying cities. Oklahoma City is near the bottom for pay at about $16.41. Pepsi Bottling Group workers in Georgia earn the most — around $21.12 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Associate of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology Members have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $27.50. Acquiring certification to be a ASE Master Technician is rewarded at approximately $22.13 per hour. At Pepsi Bottling Group, employees who hold an Associate's Degree receive the highest pay at $21.51.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Electronic Troubleshooting; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $21.43. Folks here also tend to know Customer Service; on the survey, around one in four of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Merchandising, Troubleshooting, and Systems Troubleshooting round out the set of key employee skills.


With a more than 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio, men represent the better half of Pepsi Bottling Group's employees.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Pepsi Bottling Group gives paid vacation days to half of workers and sick leave to 29 percent. Pepsi Bottling Group sponsors a 401(k) program, and almost all workers use this option to save for their retirement. For a solid majority of workers, benefits include health insurance, and a fair portion of workers get dental coverage, too. Pepsi Bottling Group employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, free drinks, and a stock purchase plan.

Key Stats for Pepsi Bottling Group


21 %
79 %
Hourly Rate
$10 - $15
Hourly Rate
$12 - $21
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 31 votes.

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