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Average Salary for Stericycle, Inc. Employees

Operating out of Lake Forest, Illinois, Stericycle, Inc. employs talent in positions ranging from Transportation Manager to Sustainability Specialist. A salary of $46K annually is the going rate at Stericycle, Inc. 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.

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 (4)
$25,813 - $71,567  
[-]Route Driver (4)
Total Pay$25,813 - $71,567  
[+]Customer Service Representative (CSR) (3)
$18,854 - $37,476  
[+]Customer Service Representative (CSR) (3)
Total Pay$18,854 - $37,476  
[+]Transportation Manager (3)
$44,599 - $93,352  
[+]Transportation Manager (3)
Salary$44,815 - $86,026  
Bonus$932 - $18,004  
Total Pay$44,599 - $93,352  
[+]Truck Driver Refuse (2)
$21,530 - $60,598  
[+]Truck Driver Refuse (2)
Total Pay$21,530 - $60,598  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 7 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 73
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Stericycle, Inc. Details

Lake Forest, Illinois 60045

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Median pay is highest in Indianapolis (around $95K per year), followed by Chicago ($85K), Miami (approximately $60K), and Northbrook ($54K). Moyock ranks low on the pay scale — at $25K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Stericycle, Inc. workers in Indiana earn the most — about $95K annually on average.

Years of Experience

Once employees enter the five- to ten-year zone, average salaries hits the $57K mark. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make approximately $46K. For the most part, a representative employee at Stericycle, Inc. has been working for 10-19 years and makes about $85K per year.


Typically, Transportation Managers are the best paid with salaries hovering at $62K; Transportation Supervisors and Sustainability Specialists also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $55K and around $46K, respectively.

Certifications and Degrees

Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer s have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $88K. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Microsoft Certified Professionals with credentials; these people typically earn around $88K annually. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Business Administration (MBA); Stericycle, Inc. awards $163K to these degree-holders.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Project Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $93K. It's pretty common to find people here who know Operations Management; one in six consider it a key competency. Many workers usually know Logistics, OSHA Compliance, and Driver/Core Development as well.

Benefits and Perks

To plan for old age, almost all employees maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. A solid majority of workers have health insurance, and benefits for the greater part of workers also include dental insurance. Perks also include a company cell phone, life insurance, a stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats

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
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

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