Average Hourly Rate for Shred-it Employees

Median pay for Shred-it workers sits around $15.89 per hour, and overtime compensation can push that up to $25.18. Your experience level influences pay for Shred-it workers the most, followed by your job title and where you live. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Customer Service Representative (CSR)
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Route Driver
5 profiles

Truck Driver, Light Or Delivery Services
4 profiles

Accounts Receivable Specialist
3 profiles

Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer
2 profiles

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  • Updated: 17 Jun 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 27
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Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to approximately $15.13 per hour. The largest fraction of Shred-it people (58 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $16.31 per hour on average.


Tractor-Trailer Drivers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $19.03 per hour — though Customer Service Representatives, Light or Delivery Services Truck Drivers, and Accounts Receivable Specialists also do fairly well at $16.80, around $16.25, and $15.30, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Shred-it are Route Drivers — the median salary for this role approaches approximately $15.03.


Residents of Omaha, Neb. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $15.30 per hour; other top-paying cities include Salt Lake City, Utah (around $15.21) and Winston-Salem, N.C. ($14.72). By state, the highest pay levels are found in Louisiana, where the average Shred-it employee makes about $16.48 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Class B Commercial Driver License Holder certainly has its perks — salaries approach $17.38 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Shred-it compensates Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc)-holders the most at $17.83 per hour.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Customer Relations; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $17.97 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill in the Shred-it workforce; the larger part of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Safety Compliance, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel were also reported by many survey participants.


With a more than 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio, men represent the better half of Shred-it's employees who responded to the survey.

Benefits and Perks

To plan for old age, a majority of respondents maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. A large number of respondents report having health insurance, and a fair number of employees report having dental coverage.

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