Average Hourly Rate for Stericycle, Inc. Employees

Operating out of Lake Forest, Ill., Stericycle, Inc. employs talent in positions ranging from Customer Service Representative to Route Driver. Median pay for Stericycle, Inc. workers sits around $16.42 per hour, and overtime compensation can push that up to $26.58. At Stericycle, Inc., the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your job title — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your city and how long you've been working each factor into the equation as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Lake Forest, Illinois 60045

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Tractor-Trailer Drivers earn the highest median pay at $20.19 per hour, followed by Environmental Specialists (about $18.74), Route Drivers ($17.73), and Production Workers (around $14.91). On the lower end are Senior Customer Service Representatives at $10.16 on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $22.51 per hour) can be spotted in Tacoma, Wash.; Dallas, Texas ($22.00), Piscataway, N.J. ($20.50), and Northbrook, Ill. (about $17.22) are the next top-paying cities. Los Angeles, Calif. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging around $12.72. Across Stericycle, Inc.'s U.S. offices, employees in the state of Washington earn the most, taking home approximately $19.26 per hour.

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $15.95 per hour on average. The greater proportion of employees (38 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $14.74 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

HAZWOPER Certification - 40 Hours receive bigger paychecks ($18.74 per hour) than those without credentials. The best paid folks at Stericycle, Inc. have a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA), earning $19.00 per hour.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Microsoft Excel among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $16.11 per hour. Customer Service is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; approximately one-half of Stericycle, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Other top skills include Call center operations, Typing, and Data Entry.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to employee benefits, Stericycle, Inc. has room for improvement — only one in eight workers are paid for vacation and sick time. To plan for old age, a majority of employees maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. A large number of survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for most respondents also include dental insurance. Employees can also look forward to a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a stock purchase plan.

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Key Stats for Stericycle, Inc.


39 %
61 %
Hourly Rate
$10 - $17
Hourly Rate
$14 - $20
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 38 votes.

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