When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $78K per year) can be spotted in Atlanta, Ga.; Canton, Ohio ($49K), Mobile, Ala. ($47K), and North Canton, Ohio (around $46K) are the next top-paying cities. The highest pay by state can be found in Georgia, where salaries average out at $78K annually.
The highest paychecks go to Terminal Managers, who earn an average approximately $55K per year, closely trailed by Fuel Tanker Drivers ($48K), Project Analysts (around $46K), and Trucking and Transportation Fleet Dispatchers ($40K). The Kenan Advantage Group hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Diesel Shop Foremen ($38K on average).
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $46K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of The Kenan Advantage Group employees (38 percent) have five to nine years of experience and earn about $46K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $53K annually for Automotive Brakes Service Exellence Certificate Holders; non-accredited workers make much less. At The Kenan Advantage Group, employees who hold a Bachelor's Degree receive the highest salaries at approximately $62K.
When it comes to skills, Operations Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of about $60K per year. Logistics also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; about two in five of employees surveyed report using it at work. Other skills in demand are Data Entry, Microsoft Excel, and Safety Compliance.
The number of male employees who participated in the survey outweighs the number of women; the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
A strong majority of respondents contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Perks cover health insurance for most respondents and dental coverage for a fair number of workers. Other privileges include a casual working environment, a company cell phone, and 401(a).