Average Salary for Stericycle, Inc. Employees

Operating out of Lake Forest, Ill., Stericycle, Inc. employs talent in positions ranging from Transportation Manager to Sustainability Specialist. Stericycle, Inc. employees typically bring home $45K annually. Stericycle, Inc. paychecks are largely negotiated based on your city, though how long you've been working and your job title are also considered. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Stericycle, Inc. typically pays:
below market

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Employer: Stericycle, Inc.
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Route Driver (5)
$25,522 - $69,723  
[-]Route Driver (5)
Total Pay$25,522 - $69,723  
[+]Customer Service Representative (CSR) (3)
$19,445 - $37,663  
[+]Customer Service Representative (CSR) (3)
Total Pay$19,445 - $37,663  
[+]Transportation Manager (3)
$44,112 - $94,012  
[+]Transportation Manager (3)
Salary$44,807 - $87,447  
Bonus$981 - $16,431  
Total Pay$44,112 - $94,012  
[+]Warehouse Worker (2)
$17,504 - $33,203  
[+]Warehouse Worker (2)
Total Pay$17,504 - $33,203  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 79
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About This Company

Lake Forest, Illinois 60045

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Median pay is highest in Indianapolis (around $95K per year), followed by Chicago (approximately $85K), Miami (about $60K), and Northbrook ($54K). Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Moyock — at $25K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Indiana pays Stericycle, Inc. the most — $95K annually on average.

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach $46K. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $57K. The greater proportion of employees (38 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home around $85K per year.


Transportation Managers earn the highest median pay at approximately $62K, followed by Transportation Supervisors ($55K) and Sustainability Specialists ($46K).

Certifications and Degrees

Microsoft Certified Systems Engineers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $88K. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Microsoft Certified Professionals with credentials; these people typically earn about $88K annually. At Stericycle, Inc., employees who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA) receive the highest salaries at $163K.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Project Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $93K. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Operations Management; roughly one in six deem it necessary for work. Other skills in demand are Logistics, OSHA Compliance, and Driver/Core Development.

Benefits and Perks

The vast majority of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. A solid majority of workers receive health insurance, and a strong majority of workers get dental coverage. Stericycle, Inc. folks also make good use of a company cell phone, life insurance, a stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Stericycle, Inc.


36 %
64 %
$50,868 - $83,879
$40,489 - $96,872
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 16 votes.

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