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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. The average employee at Stericycle, Inc. takes home $45K annually. At Stericycle, Inc., the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your city — it impacts salary more than anything else — though how long you've been working and your job title each factor into the equation as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Stericycle, Inc. typically pays:
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About This Company

Lake Forest, Illinois 60045

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($94K per year) can be spotted in Indianapolis, Ind.; Chicago, Ill. (around $85K), Miami, Fla. ($60K), and Northbrook, Ill. (approximately $60K) are the next top-paying cities. At about $25K, Moyock, N.C. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Indiana, where the average salary is $94K annually.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $55K per year. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $44K annually. The largest slice of the Stericycle, Inc. workforce (34 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, approximately $82K per year.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Transportation Managers, Training Specialists, Transportation Supervisors, and Sustainability Specialists; while the first receives the highest median pay at $62K annually, the other salaries come in at about $56K, around $55K, and $45K, respectively.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach around $88K per year for Microsoft Certified Systems Engineers; non-accredited workers make much less. Those with an Associate's Degree at Stericycle, Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach $63K annually.


The highest-paying skill to have may be SQL; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $88K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know Operations Management; roughly a sixth consider it a key competency. Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Project Management were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

The vast majority of survey participants save for retirement through Stericycle, Inc.'s 401(k) plan. For a large number of survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and most respondents get dental coverage, too. Employees can also look forward to life insurance, a stock purchase plan, a company cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Stericycle, Inc.


41 %
59 %
$40,851 - $79,593
$40,660 - $97,382
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
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