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 Tractor-Trailer Driver. Median pay for Pepsi Bottling Group workers sits around $16.22 per hour, and overtime compensation can push that up to $25.29. Though how long you've been working and where you live do impact pay, what you do at the company is the primary influence on employee salary at Pepsi Bottling Group. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Somers, New York 10589



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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.

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Key Stats for Pepsi Bottling Group


26 %
74 %
Hourly Rate
$10 - $15
Hourly Rate
$11 - $20

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

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