When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($89K annually) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; Salt Lake City, Utah (about $83K), Houston, Texas ($77K), and Northbrook, Ill. ($75K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Indianapolis, Ind. at approximately $43K. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Illinois, where the average Stericycle, Inc. employee makes around $72K per year.
Environmental Project Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $74K annually; Facility Managers, Waste Management Engineers, and Workforce Management Analysts also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $70K, approximately $59K, and about $48K, respectively. Client Service Managers at Stericycle, Inc. do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($40K on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of around $61K per year. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $45K annually on average. The greater proportion of employees (35 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $72K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $74K annually for Radiation Safety Officer Certifications; non-accredited workers make much less. Becoming a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer can certainly pay off here; those folks make around $65K on average. The best paid folks at Stericycle, Inc. have a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), earning about $70K per year.
Employees who count People Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $62K annually. A common skill in Stericycle, Inc.'s work force is Project Management; roughly one in five of survey participants report using it on the job. Some other standard skills here are Operations Management, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only 22 percent. A fair number of employees participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Perks cover health insurance for most employees and dental coverage for most workers. Employees can also look forward to a stock purchase plan, a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, and life insurance.