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Average Salary for Stericycle, Inc. Employees

Operating out of Lake Forest, Ill., Stericycle, Inc. employs talent in positions ranging from Sustainability Specialist to Transportation Manager. Compensation for Stericycle, Inc. employees is around $44K per year on average. Though your experience level and your job title do impact pay, geography is the primary influence on employee salary at Stericycle, Inc. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Stericycle, Inc. typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
below market
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Employer: Stericycle, Inc.
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Route Driver (7)
$25,247 - $67,243  
[-]Route Driver (7)
Total Pay$25,247 - $67,243  
[+]Customer Service Representative (CSR) (5)
$20,011 - $41,590  
[+]Customer Service Representative (CSR) (5)
Total Pay$20,011 - $41,590  
[+]Transportation Manager (3)
$44,533 - $96,146  
[+]Transportation Manager (3)
Salary$43,767 - $86,039  
Bonus$823 - $16,274  
Total Pay$44,533 - $96,146  
[+]Environmental Specialist (3)
$28,365 - $78,918  
[+]Environmental Specialist (3)
Total Pay$28,365 - $78,918  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 97

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Lake Forest, Illinois 60045

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $94K annually) can be spotted in Indianapolis, Ind.; Chicago, Ill. (approximately $85K), New York, N.Y. ($60K), and Miami, Fla. ($60K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (about $25K) in Moyock, N.C., one of the lowest-paid cities. Across Stericycle, Inc.'s U.S. offices, employees in the state of Indiana earn the most, taking home $94K per year.

Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $44K annually on average. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $54K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (33 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $83K annually on average.


Transportation Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of around $62K per year; Training Specialists come in second with average earnings amounting to $56K, while Transportation Supervisors and Sustainability Specialists rank near the top as well (about $55K and $45K, respectively).

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer certainly has its perks — salaries approach $88K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Stericycle, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with an Associate's Degree — these employees rake in approximately $63K per year.


Employees who count Sales Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $80K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Operations Management; a little less than one-fifth deem it necessary for work. Some other standard skills here are Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Logistics.

Benefits and Perks

To plan for old age, almost all workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Most employees report having health insurance, and most survey participants report having dental coverage. Privileges also include life insurance, a stock purchase plan, a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Stericycle, Inc.


41 %
59 %
$40,851 - $79,593
$40,544 - $97,874
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
$45,000 - $73,875
United States (change)

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