When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $89K annually) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; Salt Lake City, Utah (about $83K), Houston, Texas ($77K), and Northbrook, Ill. (around $75K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Indianapolis, Ind. at $43K. By state, Stericycle, Inc. employees make the most in Illinois, earning $72K per year on average.
Environmental Project Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $74K annually — though Facility Managers, Waste Management Engineers, and Workforce Management Analysts also do fairly well at about $70K, approximately $59K, and $48K, respectively. Financial compensation for Client Service Managers is rather low — on average only $40K — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is around $45K per year. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $61K annually. The largest fraction of Stericycle, Inc. people (35 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $72K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Radiation Safety Officer Certifications, who make around $74K annually. On average, salaries rise to $65K per year for accredited Microsoft Certified Systems Engineers. It pays to have a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) at Stericycle, Inc. — these employees make the most at approximately $70K annually.
Employees who count People Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $62K per year. Project Management is regularly seen around here; about one in five of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Operations Management, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
The company does pay out vacation and sick days, but these benefits are received by only 22 percent. To plan for old age, a solid majority of survey participants maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. For most respondents, benefits include health insurance, and a large number of workers get dental coverage, too. Some other perks are a stock purchase plan, a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, and life insurance.