Average Salary for Stericycle, Inc. Employees

Operating out of Lake Forest, Ill., Stericycle, Inc. employs talent in positions ranging from Transportation Supervisor to Workforce Management Analyst. The average employee at Stericycle, Inc. takes home $47K annually. For the most part, employee paychecks at Stericycle, Inc. fluctuate depending on geography; your job title and how long you've been working also matter, but to a lesser degree. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Lake Forest, Illinois 60045

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $89K per year) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; Salt Lake City, Utah (around $83K), Houston, Texas ($77K), and Northbrook, Ill. ($75K) are the next top-paying cities. Indianapolis, Ind. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $43K. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Illinois; salaries there average to approximately $72K annually.


The highest average salaries go to Environmental Project Managers, who bring in close to $74K per year, though Facility Managers are not far behind at around $70K along with Waste Management Engineers (approximately $59K) and Workforce Management Analysts (about $48K). Stericycle, Inc. hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Client Service Managers ($40K on average).

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Stericycle, Inc. for between five and 10 years earn $61K annually on average. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make about $45K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of Stericycle, Inc. folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $72K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Radiation Safety Officer Certification certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $74K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. On average, salaries rise to $65K annually for accredited Microsoft Certified Systems Engineers. Employees who have a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) make the most here, hauling in $70K per year.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be People Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $62K annually. Project Management is a popular skill in the Stericycle, Inc. workforce; one in five of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Some other standard skills here are Operations Management, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Only 22 percent enjoy paid vacation days and paid sick time — a rather disappointing finding. A strong majority of survey participants allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Perks cover health insurance for most employees and dental coverage for most survey participants. Stericycle, Inc. also dishes out privileges such as a stock purchase plan, a casual working environment, a company cell phone, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Stericycle, Inc.


35 %
65 %
$36,492 - $69,950
$39,773 - $84,503

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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